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Flabby heart keeps pumping with squeeze from robotic sleeve

Posted on January 21, 2017 at 7:31 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are developing a robotic sleeve that can encase a flabby diseased heart and gently squeeze to keep it pumping. So far it’s been tested only in animals, improving blood flow in pigs. But this “soft robotic” device mimics the natural movements of a beating...
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