Cardiogeriatrics also known as geriatric cardiology is the branch of science which deals with cardiology and geriatric medicine and cardiovascular disorders in elderly people. Cardiac disorders such as coronary heart disease includes myocardial infarction, cardiomyopathy, arrhythmias, heart failure and others are common and these are a major cause of mortality in elderly people. Vascular disorders such as atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease causing significant morbidity and mortality in aged people.
As the population ages, there is an increasing number of elderly people will develop cardiovascular diseases and will suffer their consequences.
Principal Effects of aging on cardiovascular structure and function:
· Increased vascular and myocardial stiffness
· Decreased b-adrenergic
· Impaired sinus node function
· Impaired endothelial function and many more.
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