Long-Term Use of LVADs Induces Heart Muscle Regeneration
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that long-term use of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) by patients with heart... Read more
Pneumonia Hospitalisation Linked To Increased Risk of CVD
A study which appears in the January 20 issue of JAMA claims that the hospitalisation of older adults with pneumonia is associated with increased... Read more
Gold Nanoparticles Advance Early Detection of Heart Attacks
In collaboration with Peking University, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering professors have been working on a new test strip using gold nanoparticles... Read more
Cardiac Specialists Propose New Heart Donation Guidelines
Cardiac specialists have proposed new guidelines for heart transplant patients to receive donor organs. The proposed changes will improve the... Read more
Genetics Guide Personalised Cardiovascular Therapy
New research from Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) has found that cardiovascular patients with a specific genetic profile benefit greatly from... 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
Haemodynamic monitoring: stuff we never talk about
In order to make haemodynamic monitoring clinically successful it seems... Read more
POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department
Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has shown... Read more
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...
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...
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...
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.