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Albany Med unveils new heart device

ALBANY -- Albany Medical Center unveiled a new tool to help heart patients.

The hospital showed off a new ventricle assist device on Tuesday. The implant weighs just under a pound and mechanically pumps a patients heart.

Many heart therapies can limit a patients ability to travel. But one woman told CBS6 that shes able to get out of town to see family for the holidays because of the new device.
 
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