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HEART THERAPY REDUCES CHEST PAIN

Dec. 9, 2005
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Doctors have cut into Theodore Dippy's heart twice to clear clogged arteries. Other times, they swept aside blockages with tiny balloons and once left a metal stent inside an artery to keep it propped open. After going through the most common heart procedures available, he finally found relief with a little-known treatment that involves squeezing the legs in large cuffs to propel more blood to the heart.

Bradenton Herald (http://www.bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/living/13342835.htm)