Aortic calcification can help predict post-TAVR mortality
Researchers in France have developed a new scoring system, based on thoracic aortic calcification (TAC), to predict one-year cardiovascular... Read more
Heart failure: the Alzheimer’s disease of the heart?
Desmin is a protein found in the cell’s “skeleton,” or supporting structure, and is known as intermediate filaments. New Johns Hopkins-led... Read more
Walk test for predicting cognitive dysfunction after heart surgery
Cognitive deterioration is a common occurrence after major surgery, especially among older patients. New research shows the distance a patient... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
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
From Independent Attorney to Critically Ill Patient
How Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Changed My Life in a Split Second... Read more
TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands
Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
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...