[The heart in the elderly. Pathology: macroscopic and light microscopy findings in the heart].

Abstract

The average heart weight increases up to the 9th decade. An existence of senile atrophy is not confirmed. Various morphological abnormalities of the heart in the elderly can be found during the course of life--polypathy of the heart. The number of these changes increases on average in each heart linearly with age. In polypathy of the heart the abnormalities… (More)

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@article{Rahlf1985TheHI, title={[The heart in the elderly. Pathology: macroscopic and light microscopy findings in the heart].}, author={G{\"{u}nther Rahlf}, journal={Zeitschrift fur Kardiologie}, year={1985}, volume={74 Suppl 7}, pages={9-16} }