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Title: Radiation-induced coronary artery disease

This report describes three patients who developed myocardial infarction at an untimely age, 4 to 12 years after radiation therapy for Hodgkin's disease. These cases lend credence to the cause and effect relation of such therapy to coronary artery disease.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5326990
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.; (United States); Journal Volume: 1
Research Org:
Ergon Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Paoli, PA
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; RADIOTHERAPY; SIDE EFFECTS; HEART; HODGKINS DISEASE; MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; PATIENTS; RADIATION INJURIES; RADIOINDUCTION; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; BIOLOGICAL RADIATION EFFECTS; BODY; CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; DISEASES; INJURIES; LYMPHOMAS; MEDICINE; NEOPLASMS; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ORGANS; RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIOLOGY; THERAPY 560151* -- Radiation Effects on Animals-- Man