- UNC study shows superiority of TAVR over SAVR
- ASPREE: aspirin doesn't prolong disability-free survival in healthy seniors
- Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
- CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction
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
Leadless Pacemaker Study Assesses Safety and Efficacy
In a Hot Line presentation at the ESC Congress in London, investigators reported the findings from the LEADLESS II study which showed that... Read more
CPR for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest to be conducted for 35 Minutes
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest should be conducted for at least 35 minutes, according to research presented... 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
The Need for Clinical Audits in Diagnostic Radiology
Clinical audits will be mandatory for radiology departments in the EU... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives
Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference... Read more
Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain
Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University... Read more
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...
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...
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...
The Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...