Udenafil use was associated with improvements in multiple measures of exercise performance at the ventilatory anaerobic threshold, according to a recent study. Pediatric cardiologists discuss the research and the limitations of its clinical implications.
Chemotherapy with anthracyclines and radiation therapy have significantly improved survival outcomes for children with many forms of cancer. Yet the effectiveness of these treatments can come at a high cost to the heart. Pediatric oncologist Seth Rotz, MD, and cardiologist Shahnawaz Amdani, MD, discuss how they screen for and manage cardiac complications during treatment for pediatric cancer.