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
Study: Alarming Levels of Hypertension in the General Public
A new study indicates that half of the Canadian public require medical attention due to high blood pressure (hypertension), however most... 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
Molecular diagnostics in severe respiratory virus infection
Recent trends in virus detection assays and host response biomarkers... 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 CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...
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.
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...