Good news and bad news: the cost of mending a broken heart.

@article{Williams2003GoodNA,
  title={Good news and bad news: the cost of mending a broken heart.},
  author={David Williams},
  journal={Medical device technology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={8-10}
}
The approval of a new treatment protocol known as "destination therapy" highlights the realities of today's health economics. This article discusses the technology, the economics and the philosophy of the newly approved left-ventricular-assist systems.