- Heart failure death rates higher for women than men
- Home-based wearable ECG monitoring patch improves AF diagnosis
- Successful interventions in hypertension control can be adapted for low-resource settings
- Study: waist‐to‐hip ratio increases mortality in female heart failure patients
- Important challenges to cardio-oncology
Dual antithrombotic therapy with dabigatran after PCI in atrial fibrillation
Triple antithrombotic therapy with warfarin plus two antiplatelet agents is the standard of care after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)... Read more
Heart attack patients using inefficient coping methods for stress?
Stress is a leading risk factor for heart disease and hypertension, which can impact a patient's quality of life. To deal with their stress,... Read more
How effective is multiple arterial coronary artery bypass grafting?
A large, population-based study demonstrates the safety and long-term benefits of multiple arterial grafting (MAG) among patients undergoing... Read more
Black women susceptible to pregnancy-related heart failure
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a form of heart failure that occurs in the last month of pregnancy or up to five months following delivery.... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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
Deconstruction of business processes to disruption of business models
How healthcare IT can impact business models. What is the potential... Read more
Difficult Intubation in the ICU: Why and How to Prevent and Manage Difficult Intubation?
Severe hypoxaemia and cardiovascular collapse, leading to cardiac arrest,... Read more
The SpiroScout SP incorporates the latest ultrasound technology and can be used in combination with SCHILLER ECG devices. This new concept offers many benefits, as it simplifies the handling of the measurements and the data management for both ECG and...