- UK study: modest improvement in heart failure survival rates
- Low statin adherence increases mortality in patients with ASCVD
- Digital learning and the cardiologist of the future
- Effect of breakfast on weight change and energy intake
- Machine learning tool to recognise cardiac arrest in emergency calls
Successful interventions in hypertension control can be adapted for low-resource settings
Nearly a third of American adults have high blood pressure (or hypertension) that puts them at higher risk for heart attacks, strokes, and... Read more
Study: waist‐to‐hip ratio increases mortality in female heart failure patients
A higher waist‐to‐hip ratio (WHR) was associated with a higher risk of death in female but not in male patients with heart failure (HF),... Read more
How AI is changing the landscape of echocardiography
The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) over the past decades has been exponential with tremendous opportunities now offered by deep... Read more
Study shows reduced complications from leadless pacemakers
A Cleveland Clinic-led study on the safety and effectiveness of leadless pacemakers has yielded encouraging results. Patients receiving... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
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
Africa leading way in healthcare tech: the continent is ahead of the game in cutting-edge drone use
The African healthcare context is uniquely placed to adopt and benefit... 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 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...
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,...
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...