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Clinical Findings in the Elderly Heart Patient

  • Jules Constant
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 76)

Abstract

The presence of the latest diagnostic technology, such as echocardiography and cardiac catheterization and angiography, does not eliminate clinical bedside diagnosis, which is essential in planning the type and scope of investigations needed to pinpoint the diagnosis.

Keywords

Aortic Valve Mitral Regurgitation Aortic Regurgitation Mitral Stenosis Constrictive Pericarditis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1987

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  • Jules Constant

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