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
mHealth programme helps cardiac rehab patients gain fitness
Heart patients who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programmes typically do well during enrolment but tend to revert to unhealthy lifestyles... Read more
Technology-based programme boosts cardiac rehab referral rates
According to the American College of Cardiology's NCDR Annual Conference in Orlando, a technology-based programme that changes cardiac referral... 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
Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration
Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and... Read more
Digital Health Hub at Your Service - If You Earn Citizen Trust
The Digital Health Hub is a joint project of Sitra, the Finnish Innovation... Read more
How to analyse past professional experience for future success
Reviewing performance for focused and effective learning... 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...
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...
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....