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A 32-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could stem cells cure congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Donald Thomas
Thoracic Surgery 36 years experience
Maybe: Stem cells are providing some exciting new hope in treating heart failure as well as other medical conditions. Their use is still highly experimental and much research needs to be done before this procedure is ready for prime time. Time will tell.

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Do stem cells cure congestive heart failure?

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Can congestive heart failure be cured with today's medicine?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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CHF: We have much more effective CHF therapy than in the 70's. On the other hand we don't really cure congestive heart failure unless a curable cause is present and that is most often not the case. Having said that people with CHF do much better now than they did 20years ago and we continue to improve.
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