Heart Morbidity After Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Left Breast Cancer

Aista Plieskien─Ś Abstract Radiation-assotiated heart disease has been associated with dose and increasing volume of irradiation. Acute and late radiation-induced heart disease are pericarditis, pancarditis, cardiomiopathy, ischemic heart disease, congestive heart failure. Individual cardiovascular risk increases with personal or familial history of cardiac disease, age, smoking, hypertension, abnormality in the lipidic profile, diabetes.Current concepts of…