What is the role of echocardiography in the workup of osteosarcoma?

Updated: Dec 04, 2018
  • Author: Charles T Mehlman, DO, MPH; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Echocardiography or multiple gated acquisition (MUGA) scanning may be useful. Cardiac function should be assessed before and at various intervals after treatment with doxorubicin hydrochloride.


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