Simple lab score diagnoses heart attack faster than current methods
A simple laboratory score provides a safer and faster way to diagnose patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms.... Read more
Low-dose triple combination pill improves blood pressure treatment
Among patients with mild to moderate hypertension, treatment with a pill containing low doses of three antihypertensive drugs led to an... Read more
Study: BMI is positively associated with blood pressure
There is a positive correlation between body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure, according to data from a large ongoing study of 1.7 million... Read more
Important travel safety tips for people with heart disease
Summertime is usually a good time to travel for many people, either to make that much awaited family visit or have their dream vacation... Read more
Female heart attack patients fare better when treated by women doctors
New research findings highlight the importance of patient-physician gender concordance when it comes to caring for female heart attack 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
Informatics Drives Radiology Today – Interview with Hassen Gharbi
Hassen A. Gharbi from Tunisia was recognised at ECR 2016 in Vienna for... Read more
Health and Climate Changes: The importance of the Role of the Health Sector
The Challenge of Our Times Recent years have seen an increasing awareness... Read more
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...
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...
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.
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...