Cardiac Management in the Frail Elderly Patient and the Oldest Old

Cardiac Management in the Frail Elderly Patient and the Oldest Old

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319434667
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 177
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Andrea Ungar, MD, PhD, FESC
Department of geriatrics and medicine
Careggi Hospital and university of Florence

Niccolò Marchionni
University of Florence and Careggi
Department of Clinical and Experime

Table of Contents

1 Introduction. The specificity of geriatric cardiology.- 2 Epidemiology of heart disease in the elderly.- 3 Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular aging.- 4 Frailty and heart disease.- 5 Evidence based medicine and evidence biased medicine in geriatric cardiology. From the trial to the real word.- 6 Polypharmacy.- 7 Syncope and Unexplained Falls in the elderly.-8 Hypertension in the oldest old, beyond the guidelines.-9 New challenges in aortic stenosis in the elderly: from epidemiology to TAVI.-10The aging kidney and cardiovascular disease.- 11 Risk assessment in cardiac and non-cardiac surgery in the older patient.- 12 Atrial fibrillation in the elderly.- 13 Cardiac devices in the elderly.- 14 Management of acute coronary syndromes in the elderly.- 15 Cardiac surgery in the oldest old.

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