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
Study shows reduced complications from leadless pacemakers
A Cleveland Clinic-led study on the safety and effectiveness of leadless pacemakers has yielded encouraging results. Patients receiving... Read more
Why is data on heart failure medications' efficacy in women limited?
Heart failure (HF) is almost as common in women as men, but its characteristics vary by sex. Of note, women are largely underrepresented... 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
“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.”
The COmpetency-BAsed Training programme in Intensive Care for Europe and... Read more
POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department
Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has shown... 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...
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....
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...
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...