Medical News Summary: New device assists patients with heart failure


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About: New device assists patients with heart failure
Date: 8 November 2004
Source: News From Russia
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by News From Russia): A new treatment may help people suffering from moderate to severe heart disease. The medical device called CorCap Support Device reduces the stress on the heart, thus helping it to regain a more normal shape and size. It can reduce the need for a heart transplant and is especially helpful in those patients where drugs have been found to be ineffective.
URL: http://newsfromrussia.com/science/2004/11/08/57027.html
Related Disease Topics: Heart failure, Heart disease
Related Symptom Topics: Shortness of breath

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