Cardiovascular Disease In The Elderly, Third Edition, Revised And Expanded

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Wilbert S. Aronow, Jerome L. Fleg, Michael W. Rich
CRC Press, Feb 23, 2004 - Medical - 1391 pages
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Certain to become the most trusted source in geriatric cardiology, this Third Edition compiles the latest studies and expertise on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of cardiovascular disease in the elderly patient, tracking the rapid pace of innovation in the field with in-depth explorations of the most recent clinical trials and advances in vascular biology, cardiology, and cardiovascular surgery for influential developments in disease prevention and management.

 

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Contents

1 Normal Aging of the Cardiovascular System
1
2 Echocardiographic Measurements in Elderly Patients Without Clinical Heart Disease
53
3 Morphological Features of the Elderly Heart
83
4 Cardiovascular Drug Therapy in the Elderly
112
5 Systemic Hypertension in the Elderly
157
When Is Drug Therapy Justified?
180
7 Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly
190
8 Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease in the Elderly
220
18 Mitral Regurgitation Mitral Stenosis and Mitral Annular Calcification in the Elderly
514
19 Endocarditis in the Elderly
555
20 Cardiomyopathies in the Elderly
568
21 Thyroid Heart Disease in the Elderly
596
22 Heart Failure
615
23 Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias in the Elderly
648
24 Ventricular Arrhythmias in the Elderly
678
25 Bradyarrhythmias and Cardiac Pacemakers in the Elderly
702

9 Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly
250
10 Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly
293
11 Angina in the Elderly
319
12 Therapy of Acute Myocardial Infarction
345
13 Management of the Older Patient After Myocardial Infarction
381
14 Surgical Management of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly
409
15 Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Elderly
450
16 Exercise Training in Older Cardiac Patients
469
17 Aortic Valve Disease in the Elderly
483
26 Cerebrovascular Disease in the Elderly Patient
721
27 Evaluation of Syncope in the Elderly Patient
755
28 Anticoagulation in the Elderly
780
29 Acute Pulmonary Embolism in the Elderly
801
30 Peripheral Vascular Disease in the Elderly
815
31 Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Treatment of Elderly Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery
881
32 Ethical Decisions and Quality of Life in Older Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
935
Index
949
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