#AHA18: Stress doubles the risk of Type 2 diabetes in women
We are all aware that risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, and an inactive/sedentary lifestyle can cause Type 2 diabetes. However,... Read more
Cardiologists and radiologists need to work together – IDoR 2018
This year, the theme for the International Day of Radiology was cardiology. Special focus was given on the need for increased coordination... Read more
10 take-home messages for the management of bradycardia - new guidelines
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association , and the Heart Rhythm Society have just released new guidelines for... Read more
Hypertension before age 40 poses heart/stroke event risk
A Duke Health-led study finds that young adults with high blood pressure before age 40 have greater risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD)... Read more
Does inhaled inorganic nitrite improve heart failure patients' exercise capacity?
According to a new study in JAMA, the use of an inhaler with inorganic nitrite was not effective in improving exercise capacity in patients... 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
a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)
A Quality Improvement Initiative The Canadian Institutes of Health... Read more
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.
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...
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....