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EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT FOR SLEEP APNEA DISAPPOINTS

Dec. 16, 2005
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What seemed like a promising treatment for sleep apnea -- using an implanted device to make the heart beat faster -- doesn't appear to be working out, a new study found. Two years ago, French physicians said the method, called atrial overdrive pacing (AOP), had produced significant improvement in some people with sleep apnea.

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