- UNC study shows superiority of TAVR over SAVR
- ASPREE: aspirin doesn't prolong disability-free survival in healthy seniors
- Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body
- Link between short telomeres and cardiomyopathy
- CAC + carotid artery intima-media thickness for better stroke prediction
ESC and EACTS Launch Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines
New guidelines on atrial fibrillation were published today in the European Heart Journal, the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery... Read more
Decline in UK Cardiovascular Disease: Not Equal Among Countries or Genders
New data published in Heart reveal that deaths from heart disease and stroke have declined by almost 70 percent in the UK over the past 30... Read more
Patients Fail to Adhere to Treatment Regimen after MI
According to latest results published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, only 43 percent of patients fully adhered to... Read more
Hypertension More Common in Poor, Middle-income Countries
According to a new study, middle- and lower-income countries have a higher rate of hypertension than high-income countries. The study is published... Read more
Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease as Main Cause of Death
With 17.3 million deaths globally, cancer has now overtaken cardiovascular disease as the main cause of death in 12 European countries. New... 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
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
ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency
Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started... Read more
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...
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,...
Emergency monitor and defibrillator with touchscreen The DEFIGARD Touch 7 is an indispensable tool for rescuers. The device is extremely compact and offers the latest defibrillation technology in combination with comprehensive monitoring functions....
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...