With heart-firming embrace, squishy device keeps blood pumping
A demonstration of the soft robotic sleeve in a pig.Ellen Rouche/Harvard SEAS reader comments 8 Share this story A good squeeze can definitely get the blood flowing. But the firm, rhythmic squeezes of an inflatable robot, can keep that blood flowing. The device—a silicone sleeve ribbed with inflatable tubes—wraps around a waning heart and provides...
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