ESC Presentations Show Additional Benefits of EECP/ECP Therapy in Cerebrovascular Disease & Sleep Apnea

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ESC Presentations Show Additional Benefits of EECP/ECP Therapy in Cerebrovascular Disease & Sleep Apnea

Post by ecpforum » Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:45 am

The following presentations were accepted and presented at the European Society of Cardiology last week in Barcelona, Spain:

P4305Short-term external counterpulsation augments cerebral blood flow and tissue oxygenation in chronic cerebrovascular occlusive disease
P Hillmeister, D Liebeskind, O Ritter, I Buschmann… - European Heart Journal, 2017
Background: External counterpulsation improves cerebral perfusion velocity in acute stroke
patients and may stimulate collateral artery growth. However, whether at-risk patients with
high-grade carotid artery disease may benefit from counterpulsation in regards to increased
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https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/arti ... n-augments

P6466Clinical efficacy of the external counterpulsation therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease and obstructive sleep apnea
I Shashenkov, SL Babak - European Heart Journal, 2017
Purpose: The goal of the study was to assess the efficacy of external counterpulsation (ECP)
therapy in patients (pts.) with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) and severe obstructive
sleep apnea (OSA). Methods: Open, non-controlled clinical study. Forty five (n= 45) stable
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