The old-age heart: aging changes of the normal elderly heart and cardiovascular disease in 12 necropsy patients aged 90 to 101 years.

B. F. Waller, T. Bloch, B. G. Barker, S. J. Roe, D. A. Hawley, J. C. Pless, J. N. Eble

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Abstract

In this article, morphologic changes affecting the myocardium, chambers, valves, epicardial coronary arteries, and aorta in the elderly but otherwise normal heart are discussed and are compared with and differentiated from morphologic changes causing clinical cardiac dysfunction, death, or both.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)753-779
Number of pages27
JournalCardiology clinics
Volume2
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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