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Senile emphysema

Emphysema is the excessive expansion of the distal part of the terminal bronchioles (including respiratory bronchioles, alveolar ducts, alveolar sacs and alveoli), accompanied by the destruction of the air cavity wall. In 1987, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) revised the definition of emphysema: "the distal part of the terminal bronchiole has irreversible expansion with destruction of the alveolar wall, but there is no obvious fibrosis". The basic characteristics of emphysema are over inflation of lung tissue and airflow obstruction in the ventilation part, so it is called "obstructive pulmonary emphysema".

Symptoms

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

Hypothyroid heart disease in the elderly

Anaerobic pneumonia in the elderly

Bacillus melioides pneumonia

Elderly acute respiratory distress syndrome

Pulmonary embolism in the elderly

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