- Treatment withdrawal for heart failure in patients with recovered dilated cardiomyopathy
- Increased hospitalisation for AMI linked to influenza
- The valsartan recall saga continues
- Cardiac resynchronisation therapy reduces mortality in heart failure patients
- More experienced operators, better TAVR outcomes
Ivabradine Does Not Improve HFpEF Patient Outcomes
A randomised trial has just been completed in which patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) were treated with Ivabradine.... Read more
Cardiovascular Risk Factors Affect Learning, Memory
Exposure to cardiovascular risk factors – such as high blood pressure, elevated serum LDL-cholesterol and smoking – in childhood and adolescence... Read more
Unemployed Heart Failure Patients at 50% Higher Risk of Death
Research presented at Heart Failure 2017 and the 4th World Congress on Acute Heart Failure reveals that unemployment is associated with a higher... 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
How to Communicate Radiation Dose and Contrast Media Information
Public awareness and concern about radiation safety has grown in the last... Read more
The CNAP® Monitor 500 HD standalone is designed for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring in a wide range of applications, i.e. electrophysiology, operating theatres, critical- and intermediate care, emergency room and transport.
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.
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
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,...