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Calcified valvular disease in the elderly

In 1904, monckebery first found that people will have degenerative changes in the process of natural aging, resulting in calcified aortic stenosis (CAS). Dewitsky first described mitral annular calcification (MAC) in 1910 and believed that the calcification was caused by degenerative changes. Since then, pathologists and clinicians systematically observed the changes of heart valves with age and confirmed that calcified heart valve disease is an elderly disease caused by valve aging, degenerative changes and calcium deposition, It is also called senile degenerative valvular disease or senile cardiac calcification syndrome.

Symptoms

Lung abscess in the elderly

Variant angina pectoris in the elderly

Senile cerebral embolism

Septic shock in the elderly

Senile emphysema

Sick sinus syndrome in the elderly

Geriatric brain heart syndrome

Hyperkalemia in the elderly

Pulmonary encephalopathy of the elderly

Hypotension in the elderly

Senile cerebral thrombosis

Hypertensive crisis in the elderly

Transient ischemic attack in the elderly

Respiratory failure in the elderly

Mucinous valvular disease of the elderly

Acute left heart failure in the elderly

Pleural effusion and pleurisy in the elderly

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the elderly

Premature contraction in the elderly

Respiratory acidosis in the elderly

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