- 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
Study examines HIV patients with cardiovascular risk
A November 2017 study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association highlights a lack of needed preventive care for HIV-positive... Read more
Cancer patients who have stroke less likely to get clot-busting drug
Cancer patients having a stroke are one-third less likely than stroke patients without cancer to get a gold-standard drug to help dissolve the... Read more
High risk of death from chronic ischaemic heart disease
A European Society of Cardiology (ESC) study finds that patients with chronic ischaemic cardiovascular disease (CICD) have a high risk of poor... Read more
Depression in adults undergoing heart procedure and outcomes
Depression is increasingly recognised as a risk factor for adverse outcomes in cardiovascular disease. A new study examining the association... Read more
New mechanism regulates key protein for heart function
The discovery of a new mechanism regulating the elasticity of titin, a protein with important roles in the function of skeletal muscle and the... 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
Separate and concentrate― a sustainable business model for general hospitals?
Reducing management complexity in patient care. Research shows... Read more
Managed equipment services can be boon for emerging market health
Solving the waste issue of unused equipment in African hospitals... Read more
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
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...
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.