Associazione Nazionale Medici Cardiologi Ospedalieri

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TEAMWORK IS SUCCESSFUL (3): IMMUNOTHERAPY WITH IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITORS (ICIs) FAVOURABLE RESPONSE AND CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATION. A CASE REPORT
Anno:
2023
Immunotherapy in recent years has revolutionized the oncology practice. ICIs targeting T lymphocyte antigen-4 (CTLA-4) and programmed death-1/ligand-1 (PD-1/PD-L1) transformed treatment landscape of many different cancers. The answers occur in a substantial fraction of patients and are often durable. ICI's combined block (CB) (CTLA-4 + PD-1/PD-L1) seems to improve…
Mediastinal round cell sarcoma with pulmonary artery stenosis: Clinical usefulness of cardiac MRI in Cardio-Oncology
Anno:
2023
Case description: a previously healthy 26-year-old man presented with dyspnea on exertion and dry cough. CT scan revealed a large mediastinal mass with displacement of great vessels and trachea and pericardial effusion. Cardiac MRI showed the huge mediastinal mass, literally leaning on the heart with signs of compression of…
RECIDIVA DI LEUCEMIA ACUTA MIELOIDE CON INFILTRAZIONE CARDIACA: UN CASE REPORT
Anno:
2023
Descriviamo il caso di un uomo 42enne che si presentava al Pronto Soccorso per astenia, dispnea e tachicardia. Il paziente aveva una storia di leucemia mieloide acuta, diagnosticata due anni prima e sottoposta già a due linee di chemioterapia e trapianto di midollo allogenico da donatore familiare. In Pronto…
CARDIOTOXICITY ASSOCIATED WITH IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITORS: A CLINICAL CASE
Anno:
2023
We reported a case of 46-year-old women without cardiovascular risk factors, with a diagnosis of relapsed metastatic melanoma undergoing treatment with immune check-point inhibitors (ICI), ipilimumab and nivolumab. A transthoracic echocardiogram was performed before starting the treatment that showing normal indices of biventricular function and a normal value of…
INTRA-CARDIAC AND ALL LAYERS CARDIAC INVOLVEMENT BY SQUAMOUS NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER.
Anno:
2023
  A 73 year-old man was referred by his general practitioner to our ambulatory for worsening dyspnea. He also reported substantial weight loss (almost 20 kg during the last three months), new onset dysphonia and dry cough. The patient’s medical history also included a former tobacco addiction, arterial hypertension…
A CANCER PATIENT WITH PULMONARY THROMBOEMBOLISM: IS IT RIGHT TO APPLY THE CRITERIA FOR DOSE REDUCTION IN THESE PATIENTS?
Anno:
2023
A 78 years old woman presented in our cardio-oncology out-patient clinic to renew apixaban treatment plan. In her medical history she was a former smoker, with a chronic kidney disease in IIIb stadium according to KDIGOI guidelines with a creatinine of 1,54 mg/dl, GFR according CKD 32 ml/min/1.73m2 and…