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- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
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Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Young Adults Ups CVD Risk
Researchers have found that sustained isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) in young and middle-aged adults increased their risk of dying from... Read more
Extracorporeal Support Effective in Paediatric Patients Unresponsive to CPR
According to an article published in the February issue of Critical Care Nurse , extracorporeal life support is a promising treatment for paediatric... Read more
3D Printing Makes Heart Surgery Safer for Children
Aside from making surgery safer for children with congenital heart disease, 3D printing technology can reduce the duration as well as the number... Read more
Low Sodium Levels Not Protective of Older Adults' Heart Health
A new research study published in JAMA Internal Medicine claims that older people who consume less than 1500 mg of sodium per day do not enjoy... 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
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Cardiovascular Precision Medicine
Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are derived from somatic cells... Read more
From Independent Attorney to Critically Ill Patient
How Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Changed My Life in a Split Second... Read more
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....
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...
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...
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 Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...