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 […]

Enhanced External Counterpulsation Improves Functional Capacity in a Cohort With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction – A New Abstract

On March 17, 2019, at the American College of Cardiology, currently taking place in New Orleans, an abstract authored by Sarah Coquis-Knezek, Marc Silver, Sanchit Puri, and Legacy Heart Care of Fort Worth, TX was presented demonstrating, in a patient cohort with angina and HFpEF, that EECP significantly improved six-minute walk distance, functional capacity, and […]

New and Significant EECP Review Paper Published in Via Medical

Effectiveness of enhanced external counter pulsation on clinical profile and health-related quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease: a systematic review was just recently published in Via Medical. The authors Vikram Singh, Girija Kumari1, 3, Bimal Chhajer2, Ashok Kumar Jhingan3, and Saurabh Dahiya state in the beginning of the article “Enhanced External Counter Pulsation (EECP) is a […]

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