Clinical spectrum and diagnostic techniques of coronary heart disease in the elderly.

@article{Coodley1988ClinicalSA,
  title={Clinical spectrum and diagnostic techniques of coronary heart disease in the elderly.},
  author={Eugene L. Coodley},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1988},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={447-56}
}
Coronary heart disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the older population. The recognition of such disease in the elderly varies in a number of parameters from that noted in younger patients. There are a number of physiologic changes in cardiac function as a result of aging, and they have an important bearing on the recognition of cardiac disease in the elderly. This review stresses the particular features of coronary disease in the aged and contrasts them with features more… CONTINUE READING