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End stage heart failure may be reversible

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 09 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1014

End stage heart failure is a point of no return for most patients, but researchers from the UK now report preliminary success with intensive drug treatment combined with a ventricular assist device to offload the left ventricle. They treated 15 patients, …

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