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First Fully Implantable Micropacemaker for Foetal Use
A team of investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed a fully implantable micropacemaker... Read more
Globorisk Predicts Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
In a new research published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, scientists have developed a new risk score that can predict the... Read more
Imaging Tests Can Help Detect Coronary Artery Disease
According to a study led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, adding two non-invasive imaging tests to traditional cardiovascular disease... Read more
Blood Test Can Help Predict Stroke After Heart Surgery
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (NC, USA) have found that the results of a blood test done immediately after heart surgery... Read more
US Guidance: Cardiac Screening in Low Risk Adults Ineffective
The American College of Physicians has issued new guidance stating that adults without symptoms and who are at low risk of developing coronary... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
The idea of liver assist is extremely attractive for patients with liver... Read more
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,...
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....
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...