- UNC study shows superiority of TAVR over SAVR
- ASPREE: aspirin doesn't prolong disability-free survival in healthy seniors
- Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
- CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction
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
Guideline adherence and survival in aortic stenosis
Guideline adherence for serial evaluations in aortic stenosis is associated with increased survival rate and improved clinical outcomes, according... Read more
Study: Bevacizumab increases risk of arterial adverse events
The monoclonal antibody bevacizumab effectively inhibits angiogenesis in several types of cancers by blocking vascular endothelial growth factor.... 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
International Value-Based Healthcare: Cross-Collaboration First
Globally Comparing Outcomes for Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Pulmonologists... Read more
Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices
This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain ass... Read more
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
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,...
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 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...