Patients diagnosed with heart failure have seen dramatic improvements in their exercise capacity and symptoms after receiving a novel inter-atrial septal shunt implant. The transcatheter interatrial shunt device (IASD) is the first device designed to address the cause of heart failure symptoms in patients who have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF). Presenting the 12-month ...
Interatrial shunt could be a new strategy for managing HFPEF
By Sunalie Silva
18 Nov 2016