Statins Combined with Stroke Prevention Drug Increase Risk of Haemorrhage
According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), two commonly used statins can increase the risk of haemorrhage... Read more
Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Over 100,000 Deaths
According to findings from a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week November 15-20 November 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, intensive... Read more
Good Cholesterol Not Always Protective Against Heart Disease
A new study published in Cell Metabolism explains that simply raising high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels may not always provide protection... Read more
Glycaemic Therapy, β-Blockers Lower Mortality Risk in Diabetes
A study published in the journal Diabetes Care demonstrates that intensive glycaemic therapy (IGT) has beneficial effects in type 2... Read more
Statins Before Cardiac Arrest Improve Survival Odds Afterwards
According to a study presented at the Resuscitation Science Symposium at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
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
Risk and permission: The core of good leadership for the modern day
Roderick Millar shares his innovative approach to leadership, which... Read more
Prehospital Care for Cardiac Arrest: How to Improve Outcome
More patient lives have been saved after OHCA in recent years, but the... Read more
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Screening for atrial fibrillation by means of regularly performed self-measurements of cardiac rhythm using ECG is a stroke prevention measure recommended by renowned international experts. Heart rhythm disorders often occur only occasionally. That...