Ohio State Evaluates First Transcatheter Implant for Diastolic Heart Failure
“It’s just like when you have a traffic jam. Instead of backing up all the way back to the lungs, we’re creating a detour that’s taking the blood around another route and relieving the pressure,” Kahwash said.
“You can’t breathe, you can’t move, you just can’t function. I want to feel better, so if there’s something new I want to try it. I’m just taking a chance,” Wickham said.