Cardiology

Heart Failure Mortality Inversely Related to Wealth of Country

According to latest results from the INTERCHF study presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure, death... Read more

Combining the Intermountain Mortality Risk Score (IMRS), developed by clinicians at Intermountain Healthcare, with the traditional CHA2DS2-VASc risk score, was more accurate in identifying at-risk patients than using the traditional score alone, according

Combined Risk Scores Better Identify AFib Patients at Risk of Dementia

Combining risk scores can help clinicians better identify atrial fibrillation patients who are at an increased risk of developing dementia.... Read more

Aspirin Doesn’t Lower Risk of Stroke in Low Risk AF Patients

Findings from a new study conducted by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute show that long-term aspirin therapy... Read more

Patients Readmitted to Same Hospital Have Better Outcomes

New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that patients with heart failure who were rehospitalised... Read more

A new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia in the world that affects more than 2.7 million American adults.

Delayed Use of Blood Thinners Increases Risk of Dementia

Findings from a new study show that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation.... Read more

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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

Like any other job, entering the field of cardiology requires academic experience and intensive training. Despite how simple it sounds, becoming a cardiologist is in fact, not an easy task.  It may be tough to get your foot in the door and it is indeed, a long process but with hard work and dedication, you’ll get there in the end. If you aspire... Read more

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