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Walking Ability Predictor of Adverse Outcomes Following Cardiac Surgery
A recent study just published in JAMA Cardiology reveals that people who have slow gait speed prior to open heart surgery have an increased... Read more
New Heart Failure Guidelines to be Launched in May
New European Society of Cardiology (ESC) heart failure guidelines are set to be launched at Heart Failure 2016 and the 3rd World Congress... Read more
Abbott To Take Over St Jude in $25 bln Mega-Cardio Deal
Abbott Laboratories is taking over St. Jude Medical Inc. in a deal worth $25 bln that will create a giant in the cardio-related devices... 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
Five Reasons Why Value-Based Healthcare is Beneficial
Patient-centered care is becoming a major topic in healthcare. Many i... Read more
Computer-Determined Interpretation of Intracranial Abnormalities
Where are we Now in the Algorithm Revolution? The past forty years... Read more
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
Whilst mammography remains the most consistent modality for breast cancer... Read more
Organisational Change in Newly Integrated Medical Imaging Departments
INCREASE COMMITMENT BY TEAM INVOLVEMENT In Europe, departments of... 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....
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...
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...
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,...