Fondaparinux Versus Heparin: Lower Risk of Bleeding and Death
According to a study published in JAMA, patients who receive fondaparinux after a certain type of heart attack had a lower risk of major bleeding... Read more
Patients Not Following Latest Prevention Guidelines
Coronary patients in Europe are not meeting lifestyle, therapeutic and risk factor targets after hospitalisation A new approach to the secondary... Read more
New Clinical Trial Identifies Patients at Risk of Second Stroke
A six-year, multi-centre trial has found that the risk of recurrent stroke is higher in patients who have low blood flow to the back of the... Read more
Donor Hearts Being Rejected While Need for Transplants Increase
According to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, despite a growing need for donor hearts, surgeons and... Read more
Treating Uninjured Side of the Brain May Aid Stroke Recovery
Scientists report that it would be more effective to focus on the side of the brain where the injury did not occur to maximise stroke recovery.... 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
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
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...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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...
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...