How often are patients treated?

Patients who are accepted for treatment must undergo 35 hours of EECP therapy. Treatment is administered 1-2 hours a day, five days a week, for 7 weeks.Published studies conducted at numerous medical centers have demonstrated benefits for most patients including:

  • Less need for anti-anginal medication
  • Decrease in symptoms of angina
  • Increased ability to do activities without onset of symptoms
  • Ability to return to enjoyable activities

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 04/29/2019.

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