SCAI QIT Tip: Cardio-Oncology for the Interventionalist — Part I
By: Christine Gasperetti, MD, FSCAI, and Jayant Bagai, MD, FSCAI
Advances in cancer therapy have resulted in increasing numbers of cancer survivors who will eventually need cardiovascular care. Interventionalists should be aware of the unique cardiac risk profiles of commonly used drugs and radiation when managing the treatment of cardio-oncology patients in the cath lab. Part one of this two-part series provides an overview on the potential coronary complications of cancer therapy.
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