Heart Failure Highlights from the 2019 ESC Congress in Paris
Heart failure is one of the most prevalent health care problems affecting highrisk patients, particularly elderly individuals not only in high-income, but also in middle- and low-income countries. Of these patients, 50% have a reduced ejection fraction (HFREF), while the other 50% have a preserved (HFPEF, EF ≥50%) or mildly reduced EF (mid-range EF, 40% […]
Les explications de Pierre Boutouyrie, cardiologue et chercheur (Inserm/Paris-Descartes)
Innovations in medicine
NTU Singapore and TTSH invent smart medical device for early intervention of congestive heart failure
A research team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) have invented a smart handheld medical device that could enable early intervention for patients with congestive heart failure.
Study Finds Phone App Effectively Identifies Potentially Fatal Heart Attacks with the Near Accuracy of a Standard ECG
Can your smart phone determine if you’re having the most serious – and deadly – form of heart attack? A new research study says it can – and may be a valuable tool to save lives.