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Nuts and Peanuts Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Death
According to an article published in JAMA, consumption of nuts and peanuts reduces the risk of overall death and death from cardiovascular disease... Read more
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
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
Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?
Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients... Read more
Caring for critically ill immunocompromised patients
We can do better! Élie Azoulay, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine... Read more
Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem
A simple solution to a complex problem. Implementing electronic c... Read more
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...
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,...
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...
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....