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University Cardiologist Brings Breakthrough Medical Device to Grey’s Anatomy

According to NewsNet 5, “The heart parachute addresses heart failure, where at least a portion of the heart is pumping inadequately. The rest of the heart works harder, enlarges and becomes stiff over time, trying to compensate for the imbalance as it continues pumping blood to the nonfunctioning portion of the heart muscle. By redirecting the blood flow, more normal heart function and shape can be restored, and a long list of side effects relieved. The device has won awards for innovation, and it is for that reason that it came to the attention of Grey’s Anatomy producers.”

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