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
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
Heart-Lung Interactions from the Lung's Perspective
In this article we describe the characteristics of the interaction between... Read more
Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs
Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian... Read more
Effects of smoking on carotid artery structures and haemodynamics
Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess... Read more
From command and control to modern approaches to leadership
Historical command and control approaches to leadership fail in building... Read more
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...
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...
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...