Cardiology

Participation in Competitive Sports Okay for Athletes with ICD

Findings from a four-year study of athletes with implantable defibrillators (ICDs) confirms that competitive sports may be okay for many of these... Read more

6-min Walk Test Predicts 30-day Readmission in HF Patients

The 6-minute walk test distance (6MWD), a simple and inexpensive tool, may be effective in predicting 30-day readmission in hospitalised heart... Read more

Study: Low-dose Combos of Blood Pressure Meds Promising

Hypertension is a worldwide epidemic that even small improvements in management can have a large impact on public health. While a new study shows... Read more

Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure

Considering current trial results, patients with diabetes and heart failure may benefit most from glucose-lowering therapies with sodium glucose... Read more

#ESAGeneva: In-Flight Cardiac Arrest Guidelines

New guidelines for dealing with in-flight emergency of cardiac arrest in a passenger or crew member were proposed at the Euroanaesthesia Congress... Read more

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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 national... 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 subject... 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 to be... Read more

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 Michelle Fakkert

Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial

Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many initiatives...

 Panos E Vardas

Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine

During the last fifty years, cardiovascular medicine has remarkably advanced...

 Tobias Gilk

Design for Imaging

‘Making It Work’ vs. ‘Making It Fit’   When it comes to design and con...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

Dr. Francis Zarb

Iodinated Contrast Media: Risks and Best Practice

The aim of administering contrast media in medical imaging is to improve...

Prof. J. Warren Salmon

U.S. Healthcare to be Trumped UP!

(even more so than under Obamacare)Now approaching 20% of gross domestic...

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