Implant Uses Electricity To Heal The Heart

It’s intended for use in patients afflicted with dilative cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart muscle degrades to the point that it can no longer contract sufficiently.

Current treatments involve drug regimens or the implantation of pacemakers, although when those approaches aren’t sufficient, a complete heart transplant is often necessary. That’s where the new device comes in.

“Microcurrent regeneration could bring us a step closer to the dream of being able to regenerate damaged organs.”