Articles tagged with 'Making A Difference' | BIOTRONIK

BIOTRONIK - Archive (Making A Difference)

2022
23
June
2022
| 11:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 49 million people in the EU suffer from cardiovascular diseases. Here, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) accounts for the major share of the diseases. In this context, narrowing of vessels by atherosclerotic processes is closely linked to an unhea...
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12
May
2022
| 05:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Across healthcare systems, many patients will have their first frontline contact with a nurse—and arrhythmia management is no exception. Nurses perform a wide range of tasks and play an important role, not only in immediate medical care, but in answe...
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08
March
2022
| 04:39 Europe/Amsterdam
As we mark International Women’s Day 2022, we’re mindful of how much further there still is to go to reach equality in cardiology. There are many facets to that task. As we wrote in a recent blog post, women are still underrepresented in cardiology c...
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11
February
2022
| 07:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Cardiovascular research has achieved a lot in the last few decades—but even today the cardiology community is discussing whether the field needs gender-specific guidelines for treating cardiovascular diseases. One of the biggest obstacles is one of t...
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04
January
2022
| 08:27 Europe/Amsterdam
As an avid performer, Wolfgang Koch experienced true stage fright when he collapsed after a performance resulting in him needing a pacemaker. The reason, as it turned out later, was a previously undetected cardiac arrhythmia, whereby his heartbeat is...
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2021
15
July
2021
| 07:18 Europe/Amsterdam
As economically prosperous as the EU is, its population is gradually aging. By 2040, 155 million people in the EU will be over the age of 65. In many ways, this is good news, as well-developed health systems offer Europeans some of the best medical c...
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06
April
2021
| 12:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Congestive Heart Failure is a common, costly, and potentially fatal condition affecting more than 64 million people globally. It is also the leading cause of both hospitalization and readmission amongst older adults. For some patients, a pacemaker ca...
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23
February
2021
| 09:10 Europe/Amsterdam
One thing our ongoing global pandemic hasn’t put on hold is the need to act early when providing emergency cardiovascular care. Heart attacks and strokes are still happening, even as it feels the world around us has slowed down. Heart researchers hav...
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2020
24
August
2020
| 13:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Almost 30 years after the US FDA rescinded a ban on women of “childbearing potential” from participating in clinical studies, women remain underrepresented in many key areas for medical trials—including cardiovascular medicine. This is despite guidan...
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