Clinical Benefit of EECP

Clinical benefit of EECP

  • Increased time to exercise-induced chest discomfort or other symptoms
  • Sustained decline in chest discomfort and the use of nitrates
  • Improvement in myocardial perfusion (circulation to the heart)
  • Improvement in oxygen consumption
  • Increase in development and recruitment of collateral vessels in the heart
  • Improvement in coronary artery dilatation
  • Increased exercise tolerance and exercise ability
  • Long-term improvement in heart function
  • Peripheral (lower limb) effects similar to exercise training
  • Improved quality of life
  • Effective for patients with recurrent angina and heart failure