- UK study: modest improvement in heart failure survival rates
- Low statin adherence increases mortality in patients with ASCVD
- Digital learning and the cardiologist of the future
- Effect of breakfast on weight change and energy intake
- Machine learning tool to recognise cardiac arrest in emergency calls
Structural heart disease: mHealth improves outcomes
An initial mHealth diagnostic strategy was associated with a shorter time to definitive therapy among patients with structural heart disease... Read more
Should abdominal obesity be used as a risk predictor?
A recent study by Tsujimoto and Kajio assessed the relationship between abdominal obesity and mortality among patients with heart failure and... Read more
Smartphone app outperforms traditional exam in cardiac assessment
Results of a randomised trial highlight the potential of smartphone applications to help clinicians make decisions at the bedside. In this study,... Read more
Glucose-lowering therapies in patients with diabetes and heart failure
Despite multiple examples of glucose-lowering therapies affecting heart failure (HF) risk, ascertainment of HF data in cardiovascular (CV) outcome... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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
Effects of smoking on carotid artery structures and haemodynamics
Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess... Read more
Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO
The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief d... Read more
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...
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...
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 represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...