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- 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
Mobile App Speeds Treatment for Heart Attack Patients
CodeHeart, a mobile app developed at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, allows heart attack patients to... Read more
Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Does Not Reduce Risk of Adverse Events
According to a study published in JAMA, an additional 18 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after coronary stent replacement did not... Read more
Anticoagulant Bivalirudin May Improve Outcomes Compared to Heparin
According to a study published in JAMA, patients who experienced a heart attack and underwent a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) show... Read more
Non-Primary Care Settings Can Improve Detection of Hypertension
According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension , expanding blood pressure screenings to non-primary care settings can... 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
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: What's Good About It?
The use of APRV has many proposed benefits for patients with lung injury.... Read more
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.
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...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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...