Cardiovascular Disease In The Elderly, Third Edition, Revised And Expanded / Edition 3

Cardiovascular Disease In The Elderly, Third Edition, Revised And Expanded / Edition 3

by Wilbert S. Aronow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824747690

ISBN-13: 9780824747695

Pub. Date: 02/23/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824747695
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Series:
Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
884
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Foreword
Preface
Contributors
1Normal Aging Changes of the Cardiovascular System1
2Echocardiographic Measurements in Elderly Patients Without Clinical Heart Disease43
3Morphological Features of the Elderly Heart69
4Cardiovascular Drug Therapy in the Elderly95
5Systemic Hypertension in the Elderly131
6Hyperlipidemia in the Elderly: When Is Drug Therapy Justified?153
7Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly163
8Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease in the Elderly189
9Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly215
10Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly251
11Angina in the Elderly273
12Therapy of Acute Myocardial Infarction297
13Management of the Older Patient After Myocardial Infarction329
14Surgical Management of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly353
15Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Elderly389
16Exercise Training in the Older Cardiac Patients405
17Aortic Valve Disease in the Elderly417
18Mitral Regurgitation, Mitral Stenosis, and Mitral Annular Calcification in the Elderly443
19Endocarditis in the Elderly477
20Cardiomyopathies in the Elderly489
21Thyroid Heart Disease in the Elderly511
22Heart Failure529
23Suprventricular Tachyarrhythmias in the Elderly559
24Ventricular Arrhythmias in the Elderly585
25Bradyarrhythmias and Cardiac Pacemakers in the Elderly607
26Cerebrovascular Disease in the Elderly Patient625
27Evaluation of Sycope in the Elderly Patient653
28Anticoagulation in the Elderly677
29Acute Pulmonary Embolism in the Elderly695
30Peripheral Vascular Disease in the Elderly707
31Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Treatment of Elderly Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery765
32Ethical Decisions and Quality of Life in Older Patients with Cardiovascular Disease811
Index825

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