2.5TREATMENT OF GERIATRIC HEART DISEASE 2.5 TREATMENT OF GERIATRIC HEART DISEASE

Rational treatment of cardiovascular disease depends upon accurate diagnosis of the type of heart disease present. Most forms of heart disease are progressive and treatment is aimed at controlling the signs of failure and delaying progression, it does not change the underlying pathology.

Left-sided heart failure

Right-sided heart failure

Myocardial failure

Staging heart failure

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