Definitions

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  • adj. chemically damaging to the tissues of the heart

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a poisonous effect upon the heart.

Etymologies

cardio- +‎ toxic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Neurotoxic and cardiotoxic effects of cocaine and ethanol."

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  • Cocaine, however, can be quite cardiotoxic in the short and/or long terms.

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  • But while daunomycin is toxic to the heart, Kogan, with Dr. Ronen Beeri and Dr. Gergana Marincheva of Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem, found that the quinonoid cannabinoids are much less cardiotoxic.

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  • The risks of pharmacotherapy, however, are also greater in the elderly than in younger patients; elderly individuals are more likely to have co-occurring chronic systemic illness and are physiologically more sensitive than younger patients to the anticholinergic, cardiotoxic, and hypotensive effects of medications.

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  • The study authors suggested that breast cancer patients might be more susceptible to side effects from Avastin than some other cancer patients because of prior or simultaneous use of other cardiotoxic drugs.

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  • "Continued monitoring of all childhood cancer survivors treated with potentially cardiotoxic therapy with or without subclinical cardiac dysfunction is necessary to identify childhood cancer survivors who could possibly benefit from early treatment, which could avoid further deterioration of cardiac function," they concluded.

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  • "Continued monitoring of all childhood cancer survivors treated with potentially cardiotoxic therapy with or without subclinical cardiac dysfunction is necessary to identify childhood cancer survivors who could possibly benefit from early treatment, which could avoid further deterioration of cardiac function."

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  • "It appears that aromatase inhibitors have a significant increase in cardiotoxic side effects, such as heart attack, angina and heart failure," said Eitan Amir, a senior fellow in oncology and hematology at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, in a statement.

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  • "Direct exposure to high concentrations of unsaturated aldehydes is cardiotoxic," writes Dr. Bhatnagar in a 2004 editorial in the "American Journal of Physiology."

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