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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the elderly

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a heart disease with asymmetric myocardium, uneven hypertrophy and smaller ventricular cavity. Typically, ventricular septal hypertrophy is much more obvious than free wall, causing left ventricular outflow tract stenosis, so it is also called primary hypertrophic subvalvular aortic stenosis (IHSS). The basic abnormal changes are left ventricular diastolic dysfunction and blocked blood filling. The incidence of HCM is mainly middle-aged and young people, and there are more familial diseases. However, in recent years, the incidence of elderly people has gradually increased. Among a group of 44 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in China, 36.3% were older than 60 years old.

Symptoms

Premature contraction in the elderly

Respiratory acidosis in the elderly

Hypothyroid heart disease in the elderly

Anaerobic pneumonia in the elderly

Bacillus melioides pneumonia

Elderly acute respiratory distress syndrome

Pulmonary embolism in the elderly

Lacunar infarction in the elderly

Hyperthyroid heart disease in the elderly

Senile positive bacilli pneumonia

Pneumonoid pleural effusion

Pulmonary heart disease in the elderly

Interstitial pneumonia in the elderly

Elderly ischemic cardiomyopathy

Hospital acquired pneumonia of the elderly

Lipoid pneumonia

Sarcoidosis of the elderly

Papillary muscle dysfunction and rupture in the elderly

Superior vena cava compression syndrome in the elderly

Chronic bronchitis in the elderly

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