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Cardiovascular devices: Soft hugs for healing hearts

An implantable soft robotic sleeve restores circulation and muscle function in infarcted pig hearts.

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Figure 1: Design and fitting of a soft robotic sleeve to a porcine heart.


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Criscione, J. Cardiovascular devices: Soft hugs for healing hearts. Nat Biomed Eng 1, 0046 (2017).

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