Cardiologists and radiologists need to work together – IDoR 2018
This year, the theme for the International Day of Radiology was cardiology. Special focus was given on the need for increased coordination... Read more
10 take-home messages for the management of bradycardia - new guidelines
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association , and the Heart Rhythm Society have just released new guidelines for... Read more
Hypertension before age 40 poses heart/stroke event risk
A Duke Health-led study finds that young adults with high blood pressure before age 40 have greater risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD)... Read more
Does inhaled inorganic nitrite improve heart failure patients' exercise capacity?
According to a new study in JAMA, the use of an inhaler with inorganic nitrite was not effective in improving exercise capacity in patients... Read more
Using home BP data for assessing quality of hypertension care
A Viewpoint article in JAMA recommends that quality measure stewards allow healthcare organisations to use home blood pressure monitoring... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
HerzstiftungOlten is a local foundation connected to the Swiss Heart Foundation. I initiated the foundation of the Herzstiftung Olten 25 years ago. I realised, that a national organisation has difficulty to reach people on the ground. National heart foundations are usually supporting cardiovascular research and besides are active in making... Read more
A gynaecardiologist means a cardiologist for women. I want better cardiovascular healthcare for females, but I also want a better position for female cardiologists. In the U.S. and many other countries the position of a female cardiologist is still very inferior compared to the male. I know that female cardiologists are more interested in the... Read more
Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task. It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire... Read more
International Value-Based Healthcare: Cross-Collaboration First
Globally Comparing Outcomes for Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Pulmonologists... Read more
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...
Unbelievably small and light mechanical chest compression device In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, immediate chest compressions are required. Performing manual chest compressions well for an extended period of time is almost impossible. Thanks to...
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...