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Disturbances of Cardiac Rhythm and Conduction in the Elderly

  • David J. Elizardi
  • Eric L. Michelson
  • Leonard S. Dreifus
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 76)

Abstract

The prevalence of cardiac arrhythmias in the elderly and their impact on longevity has had a long and controversial history. Notably, almost any departure from the regular sinus rhythm affects the performance of the heart at any age, but it becomes particularly significant in the elderly population.

Keywords

Atrial Fibrillation Cardiac Rhythm Sinus Node Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Supraventricular Arrhythmia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Elizardi
  • Eric L. Michelson
  • Leonard S. Dreifus

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