Cardio oncology is the branch of cardiology that deals with the early diagnosis, ongoing surveillance, and therapeutic management of cardiovascular conditions brought on by chemotherapeutic and radiotherapeutic side effects. Cardiovascular dysfunction, a major source of morbidity and mortality in the oncologic population, can be brought on by either cancer treatment method.
Nuclear cardiology is a branch of general cardiology that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiac problems using radioactive materials and imaging methods. Non-invasive methods are used in nuclear cardiology studies to visualise the magnitude and location of a heart attack as well as analyse myocardial blood flow and the heart's ability to pump blood. Close monitoring is crucial for patients who developed cardiac conditions like heart failure, preeclampsia, cardiomyopathy, coronary events, or arrhythmia while pregnant. The following list of popular nuclear cardiology methods includes: