cardiovascular toxicity

cardiovascular toxicity

[¦kärd·ē·ō¦vas·kyə·lər tak′sis·əd·ē]
(medicine)
The adverse effects on the heart or blood systems which result from exposure to toxic chemicals.
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Health effects from exposure to chemicals found in burn pits may include cancer, neurological effects, reproductive effects, respiratory toxicity, and cardiovascular toxicity. Troops who have worked in these areas are subject to higher rates of asthma, emphysema, and rare lung disorders.
A similar situation holds true for chemicals that act through mechanisms of cardiovascular toxicity, which were allocated to toxicity categories 2, 3, and 4 (33%, 19%, and 40%, respectively).
Cardiovascular toxicity induced by cancer treatment is a common and pressing issue for cardiologists and oncologists.
"Our data suggest that short-term exposure of endothelial cells to flavoring compounds used in tobacco products have adverse effects on endothelial cell phenotype that may have relevance to cardiovascular toxicity," the authors write.
SCBs are associated with cardiovascular toxicity. The most common cardiovascular effect is sinus tachycardia, often in conjunction with hypertension, as seen in our patient.
Cardiovascular toxicity of nicotine: Implications for nicotine replacement therapy.
Navarova, "Cardiovascular toxicity of the first line cancer chemotherapeutic agents: doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, streptozotocin and bevacizumab," Neuro endocrinology letters, vol.
Cardiovascular toxicity of novel psychoactive drugs: lessons from the past.
The pathogenesis of cardiovascular toxicity related to COC use has been reviewed recently [8-10].
With longer survival, cancer patients are now subject to the cardiovascular effects of aging as well as potential cardiovascular toxicity from modern cancer agents.
As reported previously, the FDA now requires that all new drugs approved for diabetes rule out cardiovascular toxicity rather than simply showing the agent lowers HbA1c levels.
Cardiac toxicity of local anesthetics: Cardiovascular toxicity produces changes in cardiac conduction, impairment of contractility and myocardial metabolic changes.