Ischemic chest pain after 5-fluorouracil therapy for cancer

William P. Baker, Paul Dainer, Wanda M. Lester, Aileen M. Marty, Timothy P. Blair

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At least 11 patients have been reported in whom angina pectoris initially appeared after 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) administration.1-6 None had hemodynamic findings described and only 1 had necropsy observations reported.1 Herein we describe a man in whom ischemic chest pain developed after 5-FU treatment and we include both hemodynamic and necropsy observations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)497-498
Number of pages2
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Feb 15 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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