No Significant Benefits of Nordic Diet on Cardiovascular Events
According to a study led from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet and being published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, there is no evidence of... Read more
EuroPCR 2015: No Evidence to Support Change in TAVI, SAVR Procedures
According to new data released at EuroPCR 2015, thickening of the valve leaflets following implantation of a transcatheter or surgical aortic... Read more
Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation Increases Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
A Loyola University Medical Center study has found that post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke... Read more
People with Metabolic Syndrome Face Higher Cardiovascular Death Risk
According to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , people with metabolic syndrome... 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
Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology
Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows... Read more
Financing micro health insurance: theory, methods and evidence
A look at innovations in harnessing voluntary and contributory micro... Read more
Is radiology a vital speciality?: Reflections on medium term prospects
Comparing radiology to living at or near the ocean allows the threats... Read more
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...
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.
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...
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...