An Overview of Cardiotoxicity

Cardiomyopathy is produced by a direct toxic effect of medication into the heart muscle and it weakens it. Dr. Alvaro Gomez, Cardiologist with Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, explains in the field of oncology, not 100% patient needs to be followed by a cardiologist. Echocardiography is the way of the means of choice in terms of follow-up to cardiac cancer patients, he says.

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