One-third of Heart Failure Patients Fail to Return to Work
One-third of patients hospitalized with heart failure for the first time have not returned to work one year later, reveals a study presented... Read more
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
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American Heart & Stroke Association in New York City. She led the launch of STEM Goes Red in New York City and received the Innovator of the Year Award in 2018 for this initiative. STEM Goes Red aims to empower young women to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)... Read more
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
Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury: Questions Remain
Eric Hoste is Professor in Medicine and Head of Clinic at Ghent University... Read more
Cyber infection control: Time to take it seriously
Both infection control and cybersecurity support the whole care process,... Read more
EuroSafe Imaging: be a star for your patients: Quality and safety in radiology
A holistic approach to quality and safety in radiology. Presentation... 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...
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...