Coffee Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Young Adults with Mild Hypertension
Coffee drinking is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events (mainly heart attacks) in young adults (18-45) with mild hypertension,... Read more
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
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
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
Hypothermia in neurocritical care patients other than cardiac arrest
Hypothermia (HT) is a cornerstone of neuroprotective strategies and... Read more
The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing
Background The demographic trends projected over the long term... Read more
Health spending in Greece under restraint measures
Way forward for sustainability of healthcare sector. Healthcare... Read more
The role of speech and language therapy in critical care
The role of speech and language therapists (SLTs) in critical care can... 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 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...
The CNAP® Monitor 500 HD standalone is designed for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring in a wide range of applications, i.e. electrophysiology, operating theatres, critical- and intermediate care, emergency room and transport.
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...