Enhanced external counterpulsation is called EECP for short. It can help you reverse angina, and it is an alternative therapy for heart bypass surgery. For people suffering from cardiovascular diseases, EECP helps reverse and prevent hypertension. This is not proven by clinical research; however, high blood pressure is the first risk factor to be positively [...]
There are nearly 1,000 academic medical facilities, physician practices and stand-alone centers offering EECP throughout the world and in the U.S. In Los Angeles, Global Cardio Care Centers and Global Cardio Care—West Los Angeles are two centers dedicated to EECP therapy. Each is a physician practice with qualified lifestyle coaches who manage the guests’ care.
A cardiologist prescribes EECP. Many cardiologists don’t know much about EECP, and it’s up to people to ask for the therapy. If you come to Global Cardio Care Centers, we have a cardiologist in the physician practice who can evaluate your health and determine if you need EECP.
EECP is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The technology has undergone rigorous testing and many clinical trials have been conducted with the EECP technology. EECP first began to get FDA cleared in the ‘70s and since then more clinical trials and studies have been conducted since then. EECP is very safe and [...]
One course of EECP is usually 35 hours, and Medicare will reimburse for several courses of EECP IF you meet the criteria. At Global Cardio Care Centers and Global Cardio Care--West Los Angeles it’s not about how many hours of therapy you get, it’s about the results. The results of EECP and the Sara Soulati [...]