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Chemical and Pharmacologic Cardioprotectors Several compounds have been studied that may be able to mitigate the cardiotoxic properties of anthracyclines. Chemical cardioprotection, as with other strategies to reduce these agents’ cardiotoxicity, is based on the premise that the mechanisms that further cardiac damage differ from those of oncologic efficacy. Were this not the case, cardioprotection would come at the cost of reduced effectiveness. Initial attempts at cardioprotection were based on mechanistic similarities and the similarities in pathologic changes with α-tocopherol (vitamin E) deficiency and doxorubicin cardiotoxicity; this agent is an important lipid-soluble antioxidant.

Such a sliding scale for positivity, while intriguing, would require a complex program that includes variations in cycle dose, cycle timing, and risk factor corrections; what would be significant for a given patient might not be so for another. To a great extent, this is not entirely at variance with what we, as effective clinicians, already undertake; we integrate all available clinical data to arrive at an individualized pretest probability of disease that we use to guide our interpretation of test results.

By selecting patients in whom a cardiac problem is suspected on the basis of clinical assessment, the predictive value of ejection fraction testing rises and approaches useful levels even at intermediate TABLE 2-6 C ARDIAC M ONITORING CUMULATIVE DOSE (STANDARD DOXORUBICIN EQUIVALENT) OR TIME AFTER COMPLETION OF DOXORUBICIN OF cumulative dosages. For patients with cardiac signs, symptoms, or risk factors, and ejection fraction decreases of >10 percentage points, confirmation is appropriate, as are less cardiotoxic regimens.

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