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Home-based wearable ECG monitoring patch improves AF diagnosis
Among individuals at increased risk for atrial fibrillation (AF), use of a home-based self-applied electrocardiogram (ECG) patch facilitated... Read more
Successful interventions in hypertension control can be adapted for low-resource settings
Nearly a third of American adults have high blood pressure (or hypertension) that puts them at higher risk for heart attacks, strokes, and... Read more
Study: waist‐to‐hip ratio increases mortality in female heart failure patients
A higher waist‐to‐hip ratio (WHR) was associated with a higher risk of death in female but not in male patients with heart failure (HF),... Read more
How AI is changing the landscape of echocardiography
The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) over the past decades has been exponential with tremendous opportunities now offered by deep... 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
Health Economic Systems: How Do They Influence Radiology?
Why do Healthcare Markets Fail? The Origin of Health Economics In... Read more
Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration
Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and... Read more
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...
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 Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
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...