- Bariatric surgery reduces heart attacks, strokes in obese people with diabetes
- New algorithm tool may help reduce invasive heart procedures
- Cancer survivors more likely to develop heart failure with pregnancy
- Church-based lifestyle programme lowers blood pressure
- DESERVE: skills-based intervention to reduce risk of recurrent stroke
Personalising glucose-lowering therapy in Type 2 Diabetes and CVD patients
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a complex disease with a pathogenesis that is multidimensional. Recently, several specific glucose-lowering... Read more
New troponin blood test for improved heart attack diagnosis
The cardiac troponin blood test is the current gold standard test used for the clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI or death of heart... Read more
mHealth programme helps cardiac rehab patients gain fitness
Heart patients who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programmes typically do well during enrolment but tend to revert to unhealthy lifestyles... Read more
Technology-based programme boosts cardiac rehab referral rates
According to the American College of Cardiology's NCDR Annual Conference in Orlando, a technology-based programme that changes cardiac referral... 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
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
Effects of an internal and participatory intervention
Improving the radiological image Prof. Rui Almeida gives an... Read more
Burn Care: Regionalisation, Organisation and Triage
The interdisciplinary nature of burn care has driven centre regionalisation.... Read more
Results of antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in multidisciplinary hospital
The interventional single-centre with historical control study was conducted... 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...
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...
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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...
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...