Warfarin Does Not Offer Long-Term Stability for Atrial Fibrillation
According to a study from Duke Clinical Research Institute, warfarin prescribed for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation may not control... Read more
Insufficient Evidence For Lipid Disorders Screening in Children
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that there is insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening... Read more
Regular Exercise Leads to Heart Disease Misdiagnosis
Research suggests that people who exercise for a few hours each week can enlarge their hearts and can be misdiagnosed with heart disease. It... Read more
Higher BMI Does Not Increase Risk of Heart Attack or Death
According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine , twin siblings with a higher BMI do not have an increased risk of heart attack or... 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
a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)
A Quality Improvement Initiative The Canadian Institutes of Health... Read more
The CNAP® Monitor represents the next generation of noninvasive patient monitoring by merging the advantages of noninvasive, risk‐free methods with the benefits of continuity in the same accuracy as invasive standards. The advanced parameter set enables...
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,...
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....
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...