Paper Clip-Sized Implant Could Reduce Hospitalizations, Change Cardiac Medicine, Study Says

Heart failure is the fastest-growing cause of hospitalization in the United States, but a tiny, high-tech implant may change the way doctors treat the problem and offer huge potential to save lives and money. The device is no bigger than a paper clip, but it could have an enormous impact for the 1.1 million Americans hospitalized each year with heart failure. Those hospital trips add up to a bill of more than $18 billion annually, according to the American Heart Association. A study released...Full Story
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