- Important travel safety tips for people with heart disease
- Female heart attack patients fare better when treated by women doctors
- Smartphone app helps veterans engage in home-based cardiac rehab
- Air pollution linked to changes in cardiac structure
- More sensitive blood test diagnoses heart attacks in ER faster
Delayed diagnosis, not gender affects women’s treatment for heart disease
Gender is not much of a factor in deciding whether women with heart disease should undergo the more complex multiple arterial revascularisation... Read more
Heart attack patients with cancer history receive suboptimal treatment
New research finds that heart attack patients with a history of cancer received suboptimal treatment for myocardial infarction and were more... Read more
Coronary artery disease: Comparison of revascularisation techniques
Patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting benefit from a lower risk of repeat revascularisation; however, if a patient wishes to avoid... Read more
RESPECT trial: New treatment may benefit stroke patients
A large clinical trial ("RESPECT") led by UCLA researchers shows that closing a small hole in heart may protect against recurrent stroke. The... Read more
Appropriate & Appropriate Use: What Do They Really Mean?
Ordering imaging procedures in cardiovascular medicine, such as echocardiograms, when there may not be an appropriate indication or when the... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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
Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay
Many patients presenting to the hospital emergency department do not... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
Whilst mammography remains the most consistent modality for breast cancer... Read more
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,...
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...
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...