Cardio-Cerebrovascular Most Recent
Chronic angina is a common problem among older adults. The burden of coronary heart disease in patients over age 75 is high.
MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
I had to acknowledge a few truths: cardiology is more popular than geriatrics, older patients have a high burden of CVS disease and need cardiologists, and most cardiologists see large numbers of older adults.
The increasing average age of natural survival and effective therapies for many previously fatal illnesses have increased the older adult population.