Practicability and limitations of enhanced external counterpulsation as an additional treatment for angina
Werner, D × Kropp, J Schellong, S Friedel, C Voigt, Jens-Uwe Ludwig, J Daniel, WG Flachskampf, FA #
Foundation for Advances in Medicine and Science
Clinical Cardiology vol:26 issue:11 pages:525-529
Background: An increasing number of clinical studies indicates reduction of angina and myocardial ischemia by enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) therapy. However, given the wide range of contraindications and the long duration of treatment, eligibility and practicality issues have not been addressed systematically.