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Innovation, Medical Devices

Soft robotic sleeve that mimics healthy cardiac muscles could aid failing hearts

January 19, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Every year about 2,100 people receive heart transplants in the United States, while 5.7 million suffer from heart failure. Given the scarcity of available donor hearts, clinicians and biomedical engineers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard University have spent several […]