Geriatric cardiology

  The branch of cardiology and geriatric medicine that deals with the cardiovascular disorders in elderly people called as cardio geriatrics or geriatric cardiology.

Cardiac disorders such as heart failure, coronary heart disease, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathy and others are common and are a major cause of mortality in elderly people. Cardiovascular disorders such as peripheral arterial disease and atherosclerosis cause significant mortality and morbidity in aged people.