US Guidance: Cardiac Screening in Low Risk Adults Ineffective
The American College of Physicians has issued new guidance stating that adults without symptoms and who are at low risk of developing coronary... Read more
Statins Reduce Hospital Admission for Heart Failure
A meta-analysis of 17 statin trials involving over 100,000 patients shows that statin treatment led to a 10 percent significant reduction in... Read more
Mobile App Speeds Treatment for Heart Attack Patients
CodeHeart, a mobile app developed at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, allows heart attack patients to... Read more
Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Does Not Reduce Risk of Adverse Events
According to a study published in JAMA, an additional 18 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after coronary stent replacement did not... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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
The role of disruptive and hybrid technologies in acute care
Section Editor Theodorus Kyprianou introduces the “Informatics and... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...