Cardiology

Chest Pain in ED: Initial Diagnostic Testing Not Tied to Future Risk of MI

Patients sent to hospital emergency departments for chest pain, but who did not have a heart attack, appeared to have a low risk of experiencing... Read more

Long-Term Use of LVADs Induces Heart Muscle Regeneration

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that long-term use of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) by patients with heart... Read more

Pneumonia Hospitalisation Linked To Increased Risk of CVD

A study which appears in the January 20 issue of JAMA claims that the hospitalisation of older adults with pneumonia is associated with increased... Read more

Gold Nanoparticles Advance Early Detection of Heart Attacks

In collaboration with Peking University, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been working on a new test strip using gold nanoparticles... Read more

Cardiac Specialists Propose New Heart Donation Guidelines

Cardiac specialists have proposed new guidelines for heart transplant patients to receive donor organs. The proposed changes will improve the... Read more

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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

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Dr. Svetlena Taneva

Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist

What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director why...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

Prof Bertrand Guidet

Quality in Practice: Towards a Patient-Centred View

Professor Guidet has been a university medical professor since 1997. He...

 Bert van Meurs

The Future of Image Guided Therapy

The possibilities for the future of minimally invasive procedures through...

 Michael E. Porter

Value-Based Healthcare in 2017

Porter and Teisberg introduced value-based healthcare (VBHC) in their seminal...

 Shirley Cramer

Practice Managers: Overlooked and Undernourished?

General practice will not remain “the jewel in the crown of the National...

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