Vagus Nerve

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Device Aims To Help Congestive Heart Failure Patients

To treat the heart, researchers at Allegheny General Hospital are targeting the brain. Congestive heart failure, or CHF, is like having a broken pump. The body compensates by bombarding the heart with signals to do more. The device slows things down, so the pump can work more efficiently.

09/11/2012

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