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
Award-winning cogen facility provides independent green hospital power
How a Boston hospital is tackling energy use and lowering costs ... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound scanners: key purchasing considerations
Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound refers to ultrasound exams performed by... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor provides all necessary hemodynamic information for fast and accurate diagnosis. It is the only system available that displays all relevant hemodynamic parameters also synchronized.
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 CNAP® Monitor 500 HD standalone is designed for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring in a wide range of applications, i.e. electrophysiology, operating theatres, critical- and intermediate care, emergency room and transport.
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...
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...