October 29, 1998
University Of Florida
University of Florida researchers have found a virtually pain-free way to increase by an average of 460 percent the average walking distance of patients with inadequate blood flow to their legs. This is more than twice the national average of 180 percent for similar treatments, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. The program will be particularly important in the next few years. By 2000, 20 to 25 percent of the U.S. population will be classified as senior citizens, and of those, 10 to 20 percent will suffer from peripheral vascular disease, one of the leading causes of intermittent claudication.
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