- American Heart Association: Eating fish twice a week is good for the heart
- Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke
- Aortic calcification can help predict post-TAVR mortality
- Gene therapy sparks healthy heartbeats
- Heart failure: the Alzheimer’s disease of the heart?
Appropriate & Appropriate Use: What Do They Really Mean?
Ordering imaging procedures in cardiovascular medicine, such as echocardiograms, when there may not be an appropriate indication or when the... Read more
Guideline adherence and survival in aortic stenosis
Guideline adherence for serial evaluations in aortic stenosis is associated with increased survival rate and improved clinical outcomes, according... Read more
Study: Bevacizumab increases risk of arterial adverse events
The monoclonal antibody bevacizumab effectively inhibits angiogenesis in several types of cancers by blocking vascular endothelial growth factor.... Read more
#ESC17: Peripheral Arterial Diseases - Window into Cardiovascular Health
A presentation on the 2017 ESC peripheral arterial diseases (PADs) was carried out at this year’s European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017.... Read more
#ESC17 - AF Diagnosis Rate Increased With Mobile ECG Recording Device
During one of the Hot Line trials that took place at the European Society of Cardiology 2017 in Barcelona, late-breaking results revealed that... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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 national... 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 subject... 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 to be... Read more
Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?
The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing... Read more