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A course of therapeutic radiation involving the mediastinum

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Cardiomyopathy - A course of therapeutic radiation involving the mediastinum Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2007.

Preliminary questions [20951]

21963 there is some evidence that therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

11354 the veteran has had a course of therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum at some time.

11355 the course of therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given for treatment of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

20952the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and VEA service for cardiomyopathy.

20959

the veteran underwent therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum for treatment of the identified illness or injury before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

20953the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and VEA service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

20955the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and operational service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

or

20956the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and eligible service for the clinical onset of cardiomyopathy.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

20960

the veteran underwent therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum for treatment of the identified illness or injury before the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

20954the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and VEA service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

20957the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and operational service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

or

20958the veteran has established the causal connection between the therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum and eligible service for the clinical worsening of cardiomyopathy.

Clinical onset and operational service [20955]

11366the identified illness or injury for which the course of therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [20956]

11367the identified illness or injury for which the course of therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given is causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [20957]

11366the identified illness or injury for which the course of therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given is causally related to operational service.

21006

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the identified illness or injury for which therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [20958]

11367the identified illness or injury for which the course of therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given is causally related to eligible service.

21007

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the identified illness or injury for which therapeutic radiation to the mediastinum was given is causally related.