- UK study: modest improvement in heart failure survival rates
- Low statin adherence increases mortality in patients with ASCVD
- Digital learning and the cardiologist of the future
- Effect of breakfast on weight change and energy intake
- Machine learning tool to recognise cardiac arrest in emergency calls
Decline in UK Cardiovascular Disease: Not Equal Among Countries or Genders
New data published in Heart reveal that deaths from heart disease and stroke have declined by almost 70 percent in the UK over the past 30... Read more
Patients Fail to Adhere to Treatment Regimen after MI
According to latest results published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, only 43 percent of patients fully adhered to... Read more
Hypertension More Common in Poor, Middle-income Countries
According to a new study, middle- and lower-income countries have a higher rate of hypertension than high-income countries. The study is published... Read more
Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease as Main Cause of Death
With 17.3 million deaths globally, cancer has now overtaken cardiovascular disease as the main cause of death in 12 European countries. New... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Robots were first used in cardiovascular medicine in the late 1990s as a part of the digital revolution . Since then, robotics have been applied to endovascular surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and interventional cardiology, to name a few fields. Robots give medical professionals the ability to diagnose, treat, and intervene more... Read more
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
Tackling Coronary Heart Disease the Biggest Success in 50 Years
Interview with Professor Guy de Backer Professor Guy De Backer, Emeritus... Read more
Exchanging 'mammography' screening with 'breast cancer' screening
No refunds or returns for advanced disease Without a shift to a... Read more
Education and Training in Affidea – Developing a New Generation of Leaders
Affidea is known for clinical excellence and operational efficiency, but... Read more
The Connex® Spot Monitor features an easy-to-use, vivid touchscreen display and provides accurate vital signs measurement including blood pressure averaging, spot checking, interval monitoring and custom scoring across patient populations. The device...
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,...
The Task Force® Monitor is the all‐in‐one workstation for continuous noninvasive hemodynamic and autonomic assessment. It is the state‐of‐the‐art diagnostic tool to study syncope and autoregulation of blood pressure and has further established as an...
Proven 6-channel ECG performance The most important cardiopulmonary function tests are combined in one single device: resting ECG and exercise ECG. Ready for networking with XML output.
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...