Young Women With Diabetes have Six-Fold Risk of Heart Attack
Women aged 45 years and under with diabetes have a six-fold risk of heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Congress. The study... Read more
Spironolactone “A Clear Winner” for Resistant Hypertension
According to the results of the PATHWAY-2 Trial presented at the ESC Congress 2015 in London, the addition of the diuretic spironolactone in patients... Read more
Half-Dose Combo of Common Diuretics a “Win-Win” for Hypertension
The combination of two commonly used diuretics, each at half dose, can significantly reduce blood pressure without the side-effects caused... Read more
Cold Weather Associated With Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack
Cold weather is associated with a higher risk of severe heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Congress by Dr Shuangbo Liu, adult... Read more
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
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection
The ICU Response Infection with the Middle East respiratory syndrome... Read more
Haemodynamic monitoring: stuff we never talk about
In order to make haemodynamic monitoring clinically successful it seems... Read more
Screening for atrial fibrillation by means of regularly performed self-measurements of cardiac rhythm using ECG is a stroke prevention measure recommended by renowned international experts. Heart rhythm disorders often occur only occasionally. That...
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
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,...
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...