Arterial compliance in older people

Rajkumar, C, Bonapace, S and Bulpitt, CJ (2000) Arterial compliance in older people. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology, 10. pp. 43-54. ISSN 0959-2598

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Longevity has lengthened in recent times. This has resulted in an increase in the elderly population, with life expectancy at birth in men in the UK being approximately 72.5 years and women, 78.5 years. Despite the risk of death from cardiovascular diseases decreasing in the past 40 years, these still continue to be the largest cause of mortality in the elderly. Cardiovascular mortality and morbidity are lower in women. However, this is not true in the later years of life. After the age of 80, the risk of cardiovascular problems increases to that of men. The cardiovascular changes occurring with aging consists of changes in the heart and arterial system.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Heart Disease, Aging, Prevention, Cardiovascular, 2.4 Surveillance and distribution, 2.3 Psychological, social and economic factors, Generic health relevance, Cardiovascular, 3 Good Health and Well Being
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical and Experimental Medicine
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Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2022 13:50
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