NSTEMI patients: early revascularisation improves survival
The optimal timing for potential intervention in patients with non ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) remains unclear. Recent... Read more
New marker helps identify heart attack patients most at risk
New research published in the European Heart Journal suggests a new blood test could help detect patients who are at higher risk of cardiovascular... Read more
Potential heart damage from breast cancer treatments
Some breast cancer therapies may cause damage to the heart, making it necessary for healthcare providers to draw up strategies to prevent or... Read more
Catheter ablation better than drugs for treating AF
The findings of the eight-year CASTLE-AF clinical trial provide strong data on the safety and efficacy of catheter ablation in treating atrial... 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
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...
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...
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.
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,...