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Heart health: New El Camino Hospital clinical trial benefits seniors
Los Altos Town Crier

After suffering from heart problems for years, Ruth Neapolitan, who will turn 84 in May, said she feels better than ever – “fantastic,” in fact.

Neapolitan attributes her good health to a revolutionary procedure that could prolong lives for many elderly, frail patients with severe aortic stenosis, an arterial narrowing that prevents the heart from pumping blood efficiently through the body.