Faster treatment and improved angioplasty and stents – to widen blocked or narrowed arteries – mean more people than ever now survive a major heart attack.
However, one in five people will develop heart failure as a result of the damage to their cardiac tissue.
About 900,000 people in the UK have heart failure and the outlook is often not good. Around 30 to 40 per cent of patients die within a year of diagnosis.
Those with t…
Daily Express :: Health Feed