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The First International Clinical Textbook on Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Published by Dr. S. Ramasamy, President of the International Cardiology EECP/ECP Society (ICES)

Dr.S.Ramasamy President of the International Cardiology EECP/ECP Society (ICES) and one the global pioneers in the field of External Counterpulation (EECP/ECP) therapy has made a great effort to bring to market a reference book for EECP/ECP clinical training. The book entitled “Enhanced External Counterpulsation Waveform Interpretation and Clinical Application” will be the first published single […]

New Article Demonstrating Effectiveness of EECP in Chronic Heart Failure

In a recent published article entitled “Evaluation of the role of enhanced external counter pulsation in patients with chronic heart failure”, in the International Journal of Advances in Medicine authors Sabapathy Kannappan and Thirumal Babu Kannappan concluded “…there was improvement in functional class. Eleven out of thirty-six patients were asymptomatic. The mean distance covered in […]

Latest Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Therapy article Published by Wiley Online in Aging Medicine

The publication by authors Shen Lin, Wang Xiao-ming and Wu Gui-fu entitled Expert consensus on the clinical application of enhanced external counterpulsation in elderly people (2019 DOI: 10.1002/agm2.12097) was published this month by Beijing Hospital and John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd. Online in Aging Medicine. EECP therapy, which was first introduced in the treatment […]

New Paper on The Hemodynamic Effects of EECP on Cerebral Arteries

A recent paper on EECP and its hemodynamic effects on stroke patients has recently been published in the Biomedical Engineering Journal (Li et al. BioMed Eng OnLine (2019) 18:91 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12938-019-0710-x). The following are comments and information shared by Bill Seychell, Director of Clinical Affairs for Vasomedical Inc.   Please see the attached clinical paper demonstrating […]

Enhanced External Counterpulsation Efficacy on Exercise Endurance in COPD Patients and Healthy Subjects: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial

An original research entitled “ Enhanced External Counterpulsation Efficacy on Exercise Endurance in COPD Patients and Healthy Subjects: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial” has been published in the  International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The study by authors Zhao M, Huang Y, Li L, Zhou L, Wu Z, Liu Y, Zhang H, Hu C […]

AMA/Specialty Society RVS Update Committee (RUC) to Review ECP therapy in October

The RUC committee will be meeting next month to provide medicine’s perspective in helping Medicare establish relative values for External Counterpulsation (ECP) therapy. The current reimbursement rates for ECP therapy, finalized in the 2019 PFS rule, were based upon incomplete information, which resulted in a drastic 20% cut for ECP therapy (HCPCS code G0166). This […]

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