Device attaches to damaged heart, enabling delivery of multiple therapy doses

Posted by on June 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Categories: Science

A team of researchers is hoping to halt the progression from heart attack to heart failure with a small device called ‘Therepi.’ The device contains a reservoir that attaches directly to the damaged heart tissue. A refill line connects the reservoir to a port on or under the patient’s skin where therapies can be injected either by the patient or a healthcare professional.

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