Gene therapy for heart failure.

@article{Tilemann2012GeneTF,
  title={Gene therapy for heart failure.},
  author={Lisa Tilemann and Kiyotake Ishikawa and Thomas Weber and Roger J. Hajjar},
  journal={Circulation research},
  year={2012},
  volume={110 5},
  pages={777-93}
}
Congestive heart failure accounts for half a million deaths per year in the United States. Despite its place among the leading causes of morbidity, pharmacological and mechanic remedies have only been able to slow the progression of the disease. Today's science has yet to provide a cure, and there are few therapeutic modalities available for patients with advanced heart failure. There is a critical need to explore new therapeutic approaches in heart failure, and gene therapy has emerged as a… CONTINUE READING

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