TAMPA - If you watched Grey's Anatomy on Thursday, you saw a scene where Dr. Yang inserted a parachute-shaped device into a man's heart. It's a brand new treatment to prolong the lives of those in heart failure.
A local doctor is enrolling local patients in a clinical trial to see if the parachute really works.
For info on the Parachute trial call 813-55-HEART.
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USF Health is enrolling patients to take part in a heart study that could change the way blockages are treated. We're taking action for your health with information on what the trial aims to do and who locally might be eligible to participate.