Gel implant might help fight heart failure (Links to an external site)

Injecting beads of gel into the wall of a still-beating heart has the potential to improve the health of patients with severe heart failure, according to a new study by CBAC member Douglas L. Mann, MD, the Tobias and Hortense Lewin Professor of Medicine and cardiologist-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Mann presented the study’s findings at the American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting in Chicago.