Anticancer drugs can induce cardiotoxicity; the dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to chemotherapy is more insidious than various cardiomyopathies: 40% of the patients under anthracyclines treatment manifest ventricular arrhythmias, 5% of them manifest left ventricular systolic dysfunction and Congestive Heart Failure. For these patients at high cardiotoxic risk it is therefore very important to prevent cardiovascular damage.
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