- 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
High-normal Blood Pressure Spells Risk of Heart Failure
According to a study by scientists at Johns Hopkins, high-normal blood pressure during young adulthood can lead to subclinical heart damage... Read more
Consensus Paper on Patient Preferences for Arrhythmias Management
A unique consensus paper on patient preferences for arrhythmias management was presented at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 and published in... Read more
First ESC Recommendations for Arrhythmias and Chronic Kidney Disease
The first ESC recommendations for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and chronic kidney disease (CKD) were presented at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM... Read more
Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Underused Among Older Patients
According to a study published in JAMA, fewer than 1 in 10 eligible Medicare patients with low ejection fraction (EF) received an implantable... Read more
Cardiac Device Wearers Should Keep Safe Distance from Smartphones
According to research presented at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015, cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from their smartphones... 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
Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening
Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with... Read more
Improving quality of care in severe traumatic brain injury patients
Process indicator-based plan-do-act-check cycle in a single-centre... Read more
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...
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.
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...
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....