PHASE programme helps diabetes patients reduce cardiovascular risk
Kaiser Permanente's integrated programme (PHASE), implemented between 2004-2013 in Northern California, has been effective in helping diabetes... Read more
Study supports biomarker assay for ER heart failure diagnosis
A multicentre study supports the value of a biomarker to accurately diagnose or rule out acute heart failure in patients seen for shortness... Read more
Personalising glucose-lowering therapy in Type 2 Diabetes and CVD patients
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a complex disease with a pathogenesis that is multidimensional. Recently, several specific glucose-lowering... Read more
New troponin blood test for improved heart attack diagnosis
The cardiac troponin blood test is the current gold standard test used for the clinical diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI or death of heart... 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
Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration
Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and... Read more
Healthcare Business International 2018: The new global healthcare landscape
The new global healthcare landscape HBI 2018 focused on problems... 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...
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...
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,...
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...
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.