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Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly
Third Edition
edited by
Wilbert S. Aronow
and Jerome L. Fleg

Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly 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.

Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly:

  • offers modern perspectives from 16 new specialists on a wide range of topics in cardiovascular medicine
  • includes new and informative sections on normal aging changes and diabetes
  • promotes a clear understanding of the complex interactions between aging, cardiovascular diseases, and comorbid functional impairments commonly encountered in the elderly patient
  • discusses essential skills for the evaluation and management of frail and vulnerable patients
  • documents the latest research on the prevention and treatment of antecedent risk factors


  1. Normal Aging Changes of the Cardiovascular System
  2. Echocardiographic Measurements in Elderly Patients Without Clinical Heart Disease
  3. Morphological Features of the Elderly Heart
  4. Cardiovascular Drug Therapy in the Elderly
  5. Systemic Hypertension in the Elderly
  6. Hyperlipidemia in the Elderly: When Is Drug Therapy Justified?
  7. Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly
  8. Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease in the Elderly
  9. Pathophysiology of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly
  10. Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly
  11. Angina in the Elderly
  12. Therapy of Acute Myocardial Infarction
  13. Management of the Older Patient After Myocardial Infarction
  14. Surgical Management of Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly
  15. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in the Elderly
  16. Exercise Training in the Older Cardiac Patients
  17. Aortic Valve Disease in the Elderly
  18. Mitral Regurgitation, Mitral Stenosis, and Mitral Annular Calcification in the Elderly
  19. Endocarditis in the Elderly
  20. Cardiomyopathies in the Elderly
  21. Thyroid Heart Disease in the Elderly
  22. Heart Failure
  23. Suprventricular Tachyarrhythmias in the Elderly
  24. Ventricular Arrhythmias in the Elderly
  25. Bradyarrhythmias and Cardiac Pacemakers in the Elderly
  26. Cerebrovascular Disease in the Elderly Patient
  27. Evaluation of Sycope in the Elderly Patient
  28. Anticoagulation in the Elderly
  29. Acute Pulmonary Embolism in the Elderly
  30. Peripheral Vascular Disease in the Elderly
  31. Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Treatment of Elderly Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery
  32. Ethical Decisions and Quality of Life in Older Patients with Cardiovascular Disease

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Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly
Third Edition
edited by Wilbert S. Aronow and Jerome L. Fleg

2004 1391 pages $198.95 + shipping
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