Who benefits from ECP Treatment?

Nearly everyone with coronary artery disease, angina, or congestive heart failure can benefit from ECP. It is particularly well-suited to people who:

  • Have already had angioplasty, stents, or bypass surgery, but their heart disease symptoms have returned or persisted.
  • Are not candidates for surgery due to other medical conditions
  • Do not want to undergo surgery for whatever reasons
  • Are diabetic renders more complications with surgery
  • Have small vessels to be used at the calf (often women)
  • Rely on medications or curtail their activities to avoid angina and other heart disease symptoms
  • Who are waiting for angioplasty, stents or by-pass surgery and may be you don’t need the procedure thereafter.

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