Harvesting semispecialized stem cells from an ailing heart, helping them to make millions of copies of themselves and injecting those cells into the heart enable the organ to break down scar tissue and grow new muscle.
Heart failure is a chronic disease needing lifelong management. However, with treatment, signs and symptoms of heart failure can improve and the heart sometimes becomes stronger. Treatment can help you live longer and reduce your chance of dying suddenly. Doctors sometimes can correct heart failure by treating the underlying cause. Click here to find out more information on medication and treatment methods.
#Therapy #NHS NICE approves heart failure therapy Entresto Entresto, which has been heralded as an innovative treatment for heart failure and was launched in the UK in January 2016, contains two drugs: sacubitril, a neprilysin inhibitor, which blocks the breakdown of natriuretic peptides produced in the body ... http://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/news-and-analysis/news/nice-approves-heart-failure-therapy-entresto/20201088.article
Researchers at Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a soft robotic sleeve, which may be the future of treatment for heart failure. The device is a silicone sleeve that fits around the heart, binds to it and helps it beat.