- 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
Smoking - Strongest Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has warned that all forms of smoking are bad for the heart. The warning comes just ahead of World No Tobacco... Read more
Remote Ischaemic Preconditioning Reduces Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery
According to a study published in JAMA, the use of remote ischaemic preconditioning reduced the rate of kidney injury and the need for dialysis... Read more
Depression Increases Mortality Risk in Heart Failure Patients
According to results from the OPERA-HF study presented at Heart Failure 2015, moderate to severe depression is associated with a 5-fold increased... Read more
EuroHeartCare 2015 Programme Includes Cutting Edge Research
The cardiovascular nursing event of the year is heading south to Croatia and will be held in Dubrovnik, 14-15 June 2015. EuroHeartCare is the... 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
Quality in Practice: Towards a Patient-Centred View
Professor Guidet has been a university medical professor since 1997.... Read more
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Cardiovascular Precision Medicine
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are derived from somatic cells... Read more
Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication.
When it comes to physician-patient communication, tone is key, from... Read more
Effects of an internal and participatory intervention
Improving the radiological image Prof. Rui Almeida gives an... Read more
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....
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,...
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.