- 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
Over 50% of AF Patients Become Asymptomatic After Ablation
More than half of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) become asymptomatic after catheter ablation, according to the largest study of the... Read more
Survey: Cardiology Workforce is Ageing, Male-Dominated
Cardiologists are generally happy in their field, but discrepancies remain between the career experiences of men and women, according to results... Read more
Study Shows Efficacy of Intravascular Ultrasound-guided PCI
A systemic review published in American Heart Journal shows the utility of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention... Read more
Stem Cells Used to Regenerate the Heart's External Layer
Penn State researchers have developed a process using human stem cells to generate the cells that cover the external layer of a human heart... Read more
Study: Low Statin Use in Patients with High LDC-C Levels
Treatment with statins is recommended for all adults 21 years or older with an elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) level... 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
Elderly Care in the ICU: Professor Bertrand Guidet
Professor Bertrand Guidet is Director, Medical Intensive Care, St. Antoine... Read more
Award-winning cogen facility provides independent green hospital power
How a Boston hospital is tackling energy use and lowering costs ... Read more
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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.