External counterpulsation for treatment of chronic stable angina pectoris

BlueCross BlueShield Association
Record ID 32003000750
Authors' objectives:

The purpose of this current Assessment is to determine whether treatment with external counterpulsation (ECP) as an adjunct to medical management improves health outcomes: for patients with disabling chronic stable angina due to coronary artery disease for whom surgery is not recommended or for whom surgery has failed; and for patients with disabling chronic stable angina for whom revascularization procedures may be indicated.

Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2002
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Assisted Circulation
  • Counterpulsation
  • Heart-Assist Devices
Organisation Name: BlueCross BlueShield Association
Contact Address: BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321
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