What is enhanced External counterpulsation treatment?
Where can I get more information about eecp treatment at Michigan?
- For more information about EECP treatment at the University of Michigan, call Anne Dobek at 734-998-4988 (EECP room direct line) or 734-998-5666 (Phase II Cardiac Rehab).
What happens during an eecp clinic visit?
- During an EECP clinic visit, a patient lies on a comfortable bed and has blood pressure-type cuffs wrapped around his/her calves and thighs. Cardiac monitoring wires are attached to the patient’s chest to record the heartbeat, and then the EECP pumping console rapidly inflates and deflates the leg cuffs in time with the heartbeat.
What is eecp therapy and is it safe?
- EECP therapy is a safe, non-invasive, outpatient treatment option for patients suffering from ischemic heart diseases such as angina/coronart artery disease and heart failure.
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