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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
Engineered Tissue Improves Heart Function after Heart Attack
A proof-of-concept study, published in the journal Circulation Research, describes a novel technique for growing heart cells in a 1-micron-resolution... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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
Health spending in Greece under restraint measures
Way forward for sustainability of healthcare sector. Healthcare... Read more
Technology Update: Meritas POC Analyzer - Best Decision at POC
There has been a lot of talk at the ESC Congress about sustainable cardiology... 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 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...
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.