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
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
Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units
The Economic Impact We studied the economic impact of omitting routine... Read more
TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands
Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing... Read more
Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial
Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many i... Read more
Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening
Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with... Read more
Automatic external defibrillator / with ECG monitor / public access FRED easyport SCHILLER
FRED easyport is an incredibly small and light pocket defibrillator, equipped with the effective and myocardium-saving defibrillation impulse called Multipulse Biowave. FRED easyport is the ideal companion for physicians, public service staff, even...
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...
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.
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...