New algorithm tool may help reduce invasive heart procedures
Invasive procedures are often required to improve diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions. For example, invasive electrical procedures... Read more
Bariatric surgery reduces heart attacks, strokes in obese people with diabetes
Obese people with diabetes had 40 percent fewer heart attacks and strokes – and 67 percent fewer deaths – within five years after bariatric... Read more
Cancer survivors more likely to develop heart failure with pregnancy
Previous findings have shown that cancer treatments can lead to heart disease in women of child-bearing age. A new study also indicates that... Read more
Church-based lifestyle programme lowers blood pressure
Previous studies have reported on the usefulness of faith-based interventions in increasing cancer screening, reducing weight and promoting... Read more
DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke
It is estimated that 11 percent of individuals who have had a stroke have a recurrent stroke within one year of their first stroke. The... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare. Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... Read more
Protective Ventilation: When and Why to Individualize
ARDS is Heterogeneous Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)... Read more
Clinical diagnostic reference levels in medical imaging
An introduction to the European study on clinical DRLs for x-ray medical... Read more
POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department
Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has shown... 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,...
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...
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...
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...