- Bariatric surgery reduces heart attacks, strokes in obese people with diabetes
- New algorithm tool may help reduce invasive heart procedures
- Cancer survivors more likely to develop heart failure with pregnancy
- Church-based lifestyle programme lowers blood pressure
- DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke
Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke
New findings from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) show that minimally elevated coronary artery calcification (CAC) is associated... Read more
Aortic calcification can help predict post-TAVR mortality
Researchers in France have developed a new scoring system, based on thoracic aortic calcification (TAC), to predict one-year cardiovascular... Read more
Heart failure: the Alzheimer’s disease of the heart?
Desmin is a protein found in the cell’s “skeleton,” or supporting structure, and is known as intermediate filaments. New Johns Hopkins-led... Read more
Walk test for predicting cognitive dysfunction after heart surgery
Cognitive deterioration is a common occurrence after major surgery, especially among older patients. New research shows the distance a patient... 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
Value-Based Radiology: View from the United States
As the United States moves to value-based healthcare, how should radiology... Read more
eCardiology: Bringing Industry and Clinical Practice Together
What to expect from the 4th Congress on eCardiology and ehealth in Berlin,... Read more
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.
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...