EECP (Enhanced External Counter Pulsation) Treatment
What Is EECP?
Enhanced External Counter pulsation (EECP) is a non-invasive, outpatient therapy that has gained recognition as a promising treatment option for various cardiovascular conditions. Developed in the late 20th century, EECP has evolved to become an effective therapy that helps improve blood circulation, alleviate angina symptoms, and enhance overall cardiovascular health. In this article, we will explore what EECP is, how it works, its benefits, and its potential applications in modern healthcare.
EECP is a medical procedure designed to improve blood flow to the heart and other parts of the body. It involves the use of inflatable cuffs or sleeves placed around the patient’s legs, which are connected to a computerized machine. During a typical EECP session, the cuffs are inflated and deflated in sync with the patient’s heartbeat, which creates a series of external compressions and decompressions.