A new type of heart cap has been developed by a US research team.The device can be implanted under the skin, which is the same as a normal heart, and it has been proven to improve the patient’s oxygen levels.The team led by Dr James Cairns at Boston University used the device in patients with […]Read More
All eyes are on Buckhurst’s heart and his fetal heart after a heart cap operation that left him with a scar and a lump on his left arm.Dr Peter Bailleux, from the University of Cambridge, said the operation had left the young doctor with a “huge scar” on his right arm.“It’s not quite a full […]Read More
If you’ve had a heart attack, heart transplant, or had a cardiac catheter in your chest, you might also be wondering what the hell is going on with your heart.Well, there’s a good chance you’ve been under the care of a specialist for a long time, but the most common way of doing that is […]Read More
Heart Cap Surgery Could Help Save You from Heart Disease, But Only if You Are Over 55 and Overweight. Now What?
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price recently released the Affordable Care Act’s “heart cap” policy, which would allow insurers to charge older Americans for preventive care, including heart care.That is, if you are over 55 and you don’t have a high-risk or very serious condition that would require hospitalization.The policy would also allow older […]Read More