- UNC study shows superiority of TAVR over SAVR
- ASPREE: aspirin doesn't prolong disability-free survival in healthy seniors
- Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
- CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction
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
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
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
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
Controlling Patient Workflow in a Radiology Department
For the purpose of protecting patient safety and upholding quality standards... Read more
By lifting up the device cover, the FRED PA-1 starts up immediately and guides the rescuer step-by-step during the entire resuscitation process. The FRED PA-1 is available either as semi-automatic or fully automatic device.In its automatic version,...
The Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...
Unbelievably small and light mechanical chest compression device In case of a sudden cardiac arrest, immediate chest compressions are required. Performing manual chest compressions well for an extended period of time is almost impossible. Thanks to...
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...