- 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
Heart Valve Repair Improves Patient's Emotional Wellbeing
An article published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery reveals that patients with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) often suffer from psycho-emotional... Read more
Study Shows Young Women Ignore Symptoms of Heart Attack
New research led by the Yale School of Public Health finds that younger women ignore or dismiss early symptoms of an impending heart attack... Read more
Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes Now Online
Aiming to improve public awareness and understanding of cardiothoracic surgical outcomes, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released... Read more
Findings Enable Better Management of Anticoagulant-related Bleeding
According to a study published in JAMA, patients with oral anticoagulation-associated intracerebral haemorrhage, reversal of international normalised... 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
The role of physiotherapy in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in the intensive care unit
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based, multimodal... 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...
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....