[Age-associated morphological change in interventricular septum].

To investigate the morphological features of the interventricular septum (IVS) in the senile heart, we examined 123 normotensives (59 males and 64 females), ranging in age from 22 to 91 yrs using 2D echocardiography. End-diastolic IVS thickness was measured at the mid-portion (M) and at the thickest portion within 15 mm distal to the aorto-septal junction… (More)