Effects of TAVI Versus SAVR and Patient Preferences
A systematic review and meta-analysis published in British Medical Journal , examines the effect of TAVI versus surgical replacement of an... Read more
On-Pump and Off-Pump CABG Equally Effective and Safe
The findings of a large randomised trial, which were recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine , suggest that on-pump and off-pump... Read more
Get Peddling to Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Leisure and commuter cycling may be an important public health strategy in large-scale efforts to reduce cardiovascular risk, according to the... Read more
Study: HDL Not Independent Heart Disease Risk Factor
A study of 631,000 people has found that both low and very high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) are associated with a higher risk of... Read more
Stents as Safe as Bypass Surgery for Left Main Heart Disease
Drug-eluting stents are as effective as surgery for many patients with a blockage in the left main coronary artery, according to findings from... 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
Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain
Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University... Read more
Difficult Intubation in the ICU: Why and How to Prevent and Manage Difficult Intubation?
Severe hypoxaemia and cardiovascular collapse, leading to cardiac arrest,... Read more
What Are the Keys to Attracting and Retaining Qualified Staff in Healthcare?
For the CEO 's of many organisations in the healthcare industry, attracting... 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,...
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...
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...