Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity

  • Victor J. Ferrans
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 161)


The clinical and pathological features of the cardiotoxicity produced by antineoplastic antibiotics of the anthracycline type are reviewed. The mechanisms by which these changes are produced are discussed, and new data concerning the prevention of this cardiotoxicity are presented.


Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Cardiac Muscle Cell Keshan Disease Cancer Treatment Report Total Cumulative Dose 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor J. Ferrans
    • 1
  1. 1.Pathology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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