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Geriatric Cardiology and its Relationship of Coronary Heart Disease

Geriatric cardiology is a relatively new field aimed at transforming cardiovascular protection to an aging population by incorporating fundamentals of geriatric medicine into the systemic care of older adults with cardiovascular disease.
The clinical demonstration of Coronary heart disease in older patients shows the effect of the disease superimposed on the physiological effects of age. At autopsy, 40% of elderly women and 85% of elderly men have blockage of blood vessels and it cause coronary heart disease. Octogenarians incorporate 10% of the US population but 15% of the hospitalizations for myocardial infraction. Coronary arteriography older substances have substandard disease than the younger


Ramya Nagandla

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