Clinical effects of enhanced external counterpulsation treatment in patients with ischemic heart failure


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Kozdag G., Ertas G., Aygun F., Emre E., Kirbas A., Ural D., ...Daha Fazla

ANADOLU KARDIYOLOJI DERGISI-THE ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.12, ss.214-221, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/akd.2012.064
  • Dergi Adı: ANADOLU KARDIYOLOJI DERGISI-THE ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.214-221

Özet

Objective: Enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) is a noninvasive treatment that is proven safe and effective in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart failure (HF). The aims of this study are to investigate the clinical effects of EECP therapy in patients with symptomatic CAD and chronic HF, and to find out an answer to the question: Does EECP therapy have any effect on the prognostic markers of HF?