- 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
Sex-gender-specific Treatments for Diabetic Patients
Cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes are among the most important causes of death in diabetic patients. As "sex-gender differences"... Read more
Calcified Plaque Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults
A major study published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that the mere presence of any calcified coronary plaque, also called coronary artery calcium... Read more
E-Cigarettes: What a Practising Cardiologist Needs to Know
Should E-cigarettes be tolerated, or even favoured over tobacco, as a less harmful substitute for those unable to stop smoking tobacco? Although... Read more
Does Cardioversion for AF Improve Quality of Life?
It seems at first glance to be self-evident that sinus rhythm is preferable to atrial fibrillation (AF). However, even with decades of observational... 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
Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine
During the last fifty years, cardiovascular medicine has remarkably advanced... Read more
Patient Access to Diagnostic Data: Satisfied Patients and Financial Savings
Dr. Roberto Tarducci, Chief of the Medical Physics Dept, Santa Maria... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor provides all necessary hemodynamic information for fast and accurate diagnosis. It is the only system available that displays all relevant hemodynamic parameters also synchronized.
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...
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 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...
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,...