Cardiac disease in the elderly population

L. A. Cannon, J. M. Marshall

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Cardiovascular disease is the prime cause of disability and death in the elderly population. This article provides a brief review of cardiac physiology in this group as well as a discussion of the acute presentation of myocardial ischemia and infarction, congestive heart failure, vascular dysfunction, and complications of valve replacement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-525
Number of pages27
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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