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
High-Intensity Statin Therapy Linked to Lower Risk of Death
A large, cohort study published in JAMA Cardiology demonstrates that there is an inverse association between intensity of statin therapy... Read more
Towards Optimal Management of Left Main Coronary Artery Disease
A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicates that patients with left main artery coronary artery disease... Read more
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
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
Management of bleeding in visceral surgery and liver transplantation
The implementation of patient blood management programmes led to reduced... Read more
The Task Force® Monitor provides all necessary hemodynamic information for fast and accurate diagnosis. It is the only system available that displays all relevant hemodynamic parameters also synchronized.
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,...
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.
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 500 HD standalone is designed for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring in a wide range of applications, i.e. electrophysiology, operating theatres, critical- and intermediate care, emergency room and transport.