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
Better Outcomes with ESC Guideline Adherent Antithrombotic Management
Patients with atrial fibrillation who receive antithrombotic management according to ESC guidelines have better outcomes than those who do not,... 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
Informatics Drives Radiology Today – Interview with Hassen Gharbi
Hassen A. Gharbi from Tunisia was recognised at ECR 2016 in Vienna for... Read more
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....
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...
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 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.