Cardiology

INTERHEART study: stress, depression increase heart attack risk

A South African study supports evidence showing that stress, depression and other psychosocial factors can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular... Read more

HRRP and increased death risk in heart failure patients

While a programme implemented in the U.S. to reduce hospital readmissions was effective in curtailing the rate of readmissions, the same programme... Read more

ORBITA trial: no significant benefit from PCI in stable angina

Results from the ORBITA trial show that among patients with stable angina, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) had no significant additional... Read more

SENIOR trial: Synergy stent with shorter DAPT better than bare-metal stent

Elderly patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) often receive bare-metal stents (BMS) instead of drug-eluting stents (DES)... Read more

Right heart failure in HFpEF: ESC position statement

For many years, the right ventricle (RV) was largely neglected in the consideration of left-sided heart failure. However, it is now increasingly... Read more

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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

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 Rebekah Thomson

Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

Dr. Mark Chandy MD, PhD

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Cardiovascular Precision Medicine

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Dr. Peter Thomas BPhty (Hons), PhD, FACP

Physiotherapy Services in the Australian ICU

Physiotherapists are key members of the Australian intensive care unit...

Dr. Martin Dünser MD, PD, EDIC, DESA

Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?

This article summarises the current ratio and scientific evidence on...

 Anne-Sophie Parent

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

Background  The demographic trends projected over the long term...

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