HRRP and increased death risk in heart failure patients
While a programme implemented in the U.S. to reduce hospital readmissions was effective in curtailing the rate of readmissions, the same programme... Read more
ORBITA trial: no significant benefit from PCI in stable angina
Results from the ORBITA trial show that among patients with stable angina, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) had no significant additional... Read more
SENIOR trial: Synergy stent with shorter DAPT better than bare-metal stent
Elderly patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) often receive bare-metal stents (BMS) instead of drug-eluting stents (DES)... Read more
Right heart failure in HFpEF: ESC position statement
For many years, the right ventricle (RV) was largely neglected in the consideration of left-sided heart failure. However, it is now increasingly... 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
How to Run Successful Rounds in the Intensive Care Unit
Rounds in the intensive care unit (ICU) allow for scheduled discussions... Read more
Emirates Critical Care conference: where east meets west
Professor Hussain Al Rahma is Head of the Emergency and Critical Care... Read more
Early Diagnosis and Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury
penKid – A Dynamic Inflammation-Independent Biomarker Of Kidney (Dys)function... 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....
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...
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...