Dominik Etter and Alexia Rossi show that pericoronary adipose tissue attenuation, an imaging biomarker reflecting perivascular inflammation, is significantly affected by acquisition and reconstruction parameters. They recommend using the same tube voltage and reconstruction type when perivascular inflammation is assessed in multicenter and longitudinal studies.
Cathérine Gebhard and Vera Regitz-Zagrosek discuss the effects of sex and gender on the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and treatment responses of patients with ischemic heart disease or heart failure.
Ahmed Haider and colleagues illustrate the vast potential of assessing brain cholesterol metabolism, which has been broadly implicated in neurological disorders, using positron emission tomography.
Congratulations to Bianca Gysi, MD doctoral student at the University Hospital Basel, for winning best oral presentation at the Swiss Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Meeting in Basel with her talk «Sex versus gender-related characteristics: which predicts clinical outcomes of acute COVID-19?»
about the integration of Gender-specific medicine in medical education in Switzerland and the difficulty to implement Gender Medicine into the clinical routine. «Die Gendermedizin birgt enormes Potenzial für Innovation»
Read our review article on the impact of Sex and Gender on COVID-19 Outcomes published in the Swiss Primary and Hospital Care Journal.
Read our review article on the impact of sex and gender on heart-brain interactions published in the Swiss Primary and Hospital Care Journal.
Publication of article || Stress on the Rise! || EN
An analysis performed by Susanne Wegener, Department of Neurology@USZ, and the gebhardlab shows that non‐traditional cardiovascular risk factors such as mental stress and sleep disorders are on the rise in Switzerland, particularly in women.
«Neurovascular disease in Switzerland: 10‐year trends show non‐traditional risk factors on the rise and higher exposure in women»
Department of Cardiology
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Cardiovascular Gender Medicine
Department of Acute Medicine
Intensive Care Unit