Does Cardioversion for AF Improve Quality of Life?
It seems at first glance to be self-evident that sinus rhythm is preferable to atrial fibrillation (AF). However, even with decades of observational... Read more
Engineered Tissue Improves Heart Function after Heart Attack
A proof-of-concept study, published in the journal Circulation Research, describes a novel technique for growing heart cells in a 1-micron-resolution... Read more
Cardiac Rehabilitation: The Missing Link to Close Chain of Survival?
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common condition underlying out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Since the burden of CVD parallels that of... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
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 to be... Read more
From Italy to Spain, there are a great deal of cardiology conferences taking place around the globe this year. Renowned cardiologists and specialists in the heart sector are gathering together at some of the most exciting events of the year. There may be many events to look forward to, but as we all know, it is virtually impossible to attend them all.... Read more
Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more
Computer-Determined Interpretation of Intracranial Abnormalities
Where are we Now in the Algorithm Revolution?The past forty years has been... Read more
Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine
During the last fifty years, cardiovascular medicine has remarkably advanced... Read more
World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine
Interview With Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, WFSICCM PresidentWhat have... Read more