- Important travel safety tips for people with heart disease
- Female heart attack patients fare better when treated by women doctors
- Smartphone app helps veterans engage in home-based cardiac rehab
- Air pollution linked to changes in cardiac structure
- More sensitive blood test diagnoses heart attacks in ER faster
Growing use of hybrid imaging in ischaemic heart disease
Recent advances in noninvasive cardiac imaging technologies have altered the diagnostic approach to patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).... Read more
Similarity between high-risk atherosclerotic plaque and cancer cells
A surprising discovery by Lund University researchers may lead to a better approach in the diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerotic plaque.... Read more
Exercising after a heart attack could save your life
A Swedish study of more than 22,000 patients indicates that becoming more physically active after a heart attack halved the risk of death within... Read more
Intravascular ultrasound for detection of acute aortic syndrome
Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) includes classic aortic dissection, aortic intramural haematoma, and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer. These conditions... Read more
SIRS common after interventional cardiology procedures
A growing number of interventional cardiology procedures are being performed percutaneously, with a corresponding reduction of the hospital... Read more
What could possibly go wrong?: Thinking about the risks and benefits of medical treatments
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
3D Printed Kidney Phantoms Will Optimise Radiation Dose
How can affordable cost 3D printed kidney phantoms assist nuclear medicine... Read more
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...
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....
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,...