- 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
One-third of Heart Failure Patients Fail to Return to Work
One-third of patients hospitalized with heart failure for the first time have not returned to work one year later, reveals a study presented... Read more
1 in 4 Develop Heart Failure Following First Heart Attack
Heart attacks are quite common. The complication rates after heart attacks have been well studied in the short term. However, long-term data... Read more
New Joint European Cardiovascular Prevention Guidelines
Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death across the globe. This week the newest guidelines for prevention of cardiovascular... Read more
New ESC Guidelines On Acute And Chronic Heart Failure
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has published guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure,... 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
Results of antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in multidisciplinary hospital
The interventional single-centre with historical control study was conducted... Read more
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...
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,...