Avoid white-coat hypertension with home monitoring
An intervention that helped patients monitor their blood pressures at home resulted in improved hypertension control and reduced medical... Read more
Food insecurity increases kids' risk for high blood pressure
Food insecurity – i.e., poor access to nutritional foods – is an under-recognised contributor to health disparities. New research indicates... Read more
#ESC2018: More or less testing? Imaging cardiomyopathy in daily clinical practice
When it comes to imaging for ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy, clinicians should use their clinical acumen in order to decide... 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
Indirect Calorimetry to Measure Energy Requirements: From Consensus to Daily Practice
Why Personalize Nutrition Therapy? The need for personalized... Read more
Developing the Role of CIO in Healthcare Management: From "the IT Guy" to CIO
The chief information officer (CIO)—also known as the chief d... Read more
Global medical device security testing labs launched
A new initiative that will improve medical device security and facilitate... Read more
Molecular diagnostics in severe respiratory virus infection
Recent trends in virus detection assays and host response biomarkers... 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...
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....
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 Serie TEE is the first washer-disinfector specially designed for cardiac transesophageal probes . For efficiency of cardiology departments Safe and fully automated, this reliable and fast probe reprocessor offers a complete reprocessing...