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
Half of Transcatheter Heart Valves Degenerate Within 10 Years
New reports from EuroPCR 2016 reveal that half of transcatheter heart valves undergo degeneration within 10 years. Findings from the first study... Read more
Myocardial Fibrosis Identified as New Therapeutic Target
Myocardial fibrosis could be a future therapeutic target after researchers found it correlated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients... 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
The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare
Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change... Read more
Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership
Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number... Read more
Fostering clinical research in imaging departments
Discusses the important roles of radiographers in imaging research, and... Read more
Clinical Benefits of Rapid Pathogen Testing with PCR/ESI-MS
Dr. Mark Wilks, Clinical Scientist, Microbiology at Barts Health NHS... 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...
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,...
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.