PCI with medication better than standard treatment for heart disease patients
A new analysis of an international clinical trial ("FAME 2") shows that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), along with prescribed... Read more
Number of adults diagnosed with hypertension to increase under new guideline
A new analysis suggests that the number of U.S. adults with high blood pressure may increase by 31 million and the number of adults recommended... Read more
American Heart Association: Eating fish twice a week is good for the heart
The American Heart Association has released a new scientific advisory reaffirming AHA's recommendation to eat fish – especially those rich... Read more
Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke
New findings from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) show that minimally elevated coronary artery calcification (CAC) is associated... Read more
Aortic calcification can help predict post-TAVR mortality
Researchers in France have developed a new scoring system, based on thoracic aortic calcification (TAC), to predict one-year cardiovascular... 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
Game-changing skin-like electronics for stroke patients
Enabling continual monitoring and personalised care An innovative... Read more
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...
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...
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.