Practical Cardio-Oncology

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Language: Anglais

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This book takes a holistic view of the treatment of cardio-oncology patients, from evaluating those at high risk of developing cardio-toxicity, guidance for monitoring and managing patients during therapy to cardiac care of cancer survivors. Throughout, this book utilizes the latest research and guidance to offer advice on treatment strategy as well as practical elements of such as training, cardio-oncology nursing, patient education and how to establish a cardio-oncology unit. This book focuses on the practical knowledge and skills key to successful collaboration between cardiologists and oncologists to achieve the optimum cardiac care for cancer patients.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the practical elements of cardio-oncology care
  • Outlines the importance and process of setting up a cardio-oncology unit and cardio-oncology fellowships
  • Provides advice and guidance on the set up and common pit falls of coordinating care for cardio-oncology patients
  • Outlines current guidelines and potential future directions for the field of cardio-oncology

Table of Contents  


Section I: Introduction  

Chapter 1: Cardio-Oncology: How a new discipline arrived


Section II: Clinical Aspects 

Chapter 2: Current Imaging Strategies in Cardio-Oncology

Chapter 3: Approach to Risk Stratification in Cardio- Oncology 

Chapter 4: Overview of Changes in Cancer Treatment Strategies   

Chapter 5: Radiotherapy in Cancer Patients  

Chapter 6: Overview of Current Guidelines in Cardio- Oncology  

Chapter 7: Prevention Strategies in Cardio-Oncology  

Chapter 8: Survivorship (part 1): Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease

Chapter 9: Survivorship (part 2): Pediatric Cancer Survivors 

Chapter 10: Cardio-Oncology Case Studies  


Section III: The Cardio-Oncology Clinic  

Chapter 11: Establishing a Cardio-Oncology Clinic 

Chapter 12: Cardio-Oncology Training  

Chapter 13: Cardio-Oncology Nursing  

Chapter 14: Treating the cardio-oncology patient  


Section IV: The Future of Cardio-Oncology  

Chapter 15: Areas for Future Research  

Chapter 16: Cardio-oncology: Future Directions in Clinical Care and Education