Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Can Outcomes Improve?
Patients who experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) rarely survive. Only five percent survive, and even fewer (1-3%) survive with no... Read more
OPTICARE Trial: Enhanced Cardiac Rehab Programmes Don't Decrease Cardiovascular Risk
Findings from the OPTImal CArdiac REhabilitation (OPTICARE) trial presented at the ESC Congress 2016 show that enhanced cardiac rehabilitation... Read more
eHealth for Cardiology - Benefits Need to Be Demonstrated
Despite widespread ecardiology applications, research is showing smaller effects as assessment becomes more robust. It is becoming difficult... Read more
Four Steps Within Your Stride: Surprising Insights from Implementing Value-Based Care Delivery
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 to be... Read more
From Italy to Spain, there are a great deal of cardiology conferences taking place around the globe this year. Renowned cardiologists and specialists in the heart sector are gathering together at some of the most exciting events of the year. There may be many events to look forward to, but as we all know, it is virtually impossible to attend them all.... Read more
Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: What's Good About It?
The use of APRV has many proposed benefits for patients with lung injury.... Read more