Geriatrics 1 pp 93-108 | Cite as

Valvular Disease of the Heart

  • F. I. Caird


Classical cardiological teaching is that valvular heart disease, except aortic stenosis, is rare in old age. That this is not so was clearly shown by pathological investigations (Friedberg and Tartakower 1931), and by clinical studies reviewed by Bedford and Caird (1960).


Mitral Valve Aortic Stenosis Infective Endocarditis Giant Cell Arteritis Mitral Stenosis 
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