High-tech vest may help heart failure patients avoid hospital stays


Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.

Written by Julie Washington.

When people with congestive heart failure feel short of breath and fatigued, it means their lungs are slowly filling with fluid. But by the time they feel those symptoms, they may need hospitalization to correct the problem.

A digital vest, which uses technology from the military to measure fluids in the lungs, could change that.

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Originally published July 11, 2017.

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