North Texas man among first to try stem cells for heart failure

Rayes suffers from congestive heart failure, a condition caused by a heart so weak it can’t effectively pump blood through his body. He needs a heart transplant, but until he gets one, Rayes is part of an experiment to see if his heart can heal itself. In May, at the same time doctors implanted a heart pump in Rayes’ chest, his weakened heart also received a series of 20 stem cell injections.

View the original article here: North Texas man among first to try stem cells for heart failure – WFAA

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