New Mathematical Model Helps Digitalise Heart Rhythms
A new mathematical model has been developed by a team of scientists at John Hopkins led by cardiologist and biomedical engineer Hiroshi Ashikaga,... Read more
Patient Outcomes One Year after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
According to a new study published in JAMA, 12,000 patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), death rate after one... Read more
High Testosterone Levels Increase Risk of Heart Disease
A new study shows that sex hormones testosterone and oestrogen alter cardiovascular risk factors in a way that increases a man's risk of heart... Read more
Antidepressants Could Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes
Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found that screening for and treating depression could help reduce the... Read more
Study Uses New Approach to Determine Who Benefits from Statin Therapy
According to new research, statin therapy provides the most benefit to patients with the highest genetic risk of heart attack. The research... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Most people don't think much about stethoscopes but the fact is that this tool, so commonly associated with doctors, is at a crossroads. Having been in use for nearly two centuries, the stethoscope is in the midst of a debate with respect to its utility in healthcare. Over the years, medical technology has advanced to a great extent. The sounds... 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
The healing power of digital art in hospital environments
How digital art creates a healing space that benefits both patients... Read more
Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration
Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and... Read more
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...
The CNAP® Monitor 500 HD standalone is designed for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring in a wide range of applications, i.e. electrophysiology, operating theatres, critical- and intermediate care, emergency room and transport.
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,...