Clinical Calculators Over-estimate Risk of Heart Attack
According to results of a study by investigators at John Hopkins and other institutions, most risk calculators used by clinicians to gauge a... Read more
European Coronary Patients Not Meeting Treatment Targets
The latest findings from EUROASPIRE IV, largest survey of coronary care in Europe, show that most coronary patients in Europe are failing to... Read more
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
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
Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration
Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and... Read more
Cyber infection control: Time to take it seriously
Both infection control and cybersecurity support the whole care process,... Read more
TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands
Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing... Read more
Structured Reporting in Cancer Imaging: Reaching the Quality Dimension in Communication
Medical imaging is uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role at many points... 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...