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Journal Articles

  • EECP: A Non-invasive Therapy for Refractory Angina
    Beaini Y, Morley C.
    Practitioner. 2009 Feb;253(1715):27-31
  • Effect of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Clinical Symptoms, Quality of Life, 6-Minute Walking Distance, and Echocardiographic Measurements of Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Function After 35 Days of Treatment and at 1-Year Follow Up in 47 Patients With Chronic Refractory Angina Pectoris Kumar A, Aronow WS, Vadnerkar A, Sidhu P, Mittal S, Kasliwal RR, Trehan N. American Journal of Therapeutics. 2009 Mar/Apr;16(2):116-118.
  • Invasive Left Ventricular Energetics During Enhanced External Counterpulsation Michaels AD, Tacy T, Teitel D, Shapiro M, Grossman W. American Journal of Therapeutics. 2009 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Treatment Options for Refractory Angina Pectoris: Enhanced External Counterpulsation Therapy Soran O. Current Treatment Options Cardiovascular Medicine. 2009 Feb;11(1):54-60.
  • Enhanced External Counter pulsation in Treatment of Refractory Angina Pectoris: Two Year Outcome and Baseline Factors Associated with Treatment Failure Erdling A, Bondesson S, Petterson T, Edvinsson L. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2008 Dec 18;8(1):39. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation Improves Systolic Blood Pressure in Patients with Refractory Angina Campbell AR, Satran D, Zenovich AG, Campbell KM, Espel JC, Arndt TL, Poulose AK, Boisjolie CR, Juusola K, Bart BA, Henry TD. American Heart Journal. 2008 Dec;156(6):1217-22. Epub 2008 Oct 5.
  • Comparison of Patients Undergoing Enhanced External Counterpulsation and Spinal Cord Stimulation for Refractory Angina Pectoris Bondesson S, Pettersson T, Erdling A, Hallberg IR, Wackenfors A, Edvinsson L. Coronary Artery Disease. 2008 Dec;19(8):627-634
  • Passive Tobacco Exposure May Impair Symptomatic Improvement in Patients with Chronic Angina Undergoing Enhanced External Counterpulsation Efstratiadis S, Kennard ED, Kelsey SF, Michaels AD; International EECP Patient Registry-2 Investigators. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 2008 Sep:8(23).
  • Long-term Effect of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Endothelial Function in the Patients with Intractable Angina Hashemi M, Hoseinbalam M, Khazaei M. Heart Lung Circulation. 2008 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation in the Treatment of Chronic Refractory Angina: A Long-term Followup Outcome from the International Enhanced External Counterpulsation Patient Registry Loh PH, Cleland JG, Louis AA, Kennard ED, Cook JF, Caplin JL, Barsness GW, Lawson WE, Soran OZ, Michaels AD. Clinical Cardiology. 2008 Apr 10;31(4):159-164.
  • The Semantic Extension and Storage of EECP Hemodynamic Waveforms Based on DICOM Standard Xie S, Yu D, Wei X, Wang K. Medical Biological Engineering and Computing. 2008 Apr;46(4):391-397. Epub 2008 Feb 12.
  • The Effects of External Counter Pulsation Therapy on Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Patients with Angina Pectoris Barsheshet A, Hod H, Shechter M, Sharabani-Yosef O, Rosenthal E, Barbash IM, Matetzky S, Tal R, Bentancur AG, Sela BA, Nagler A, Leor J. Cardiology. 2008;110(3):160-166. Epub 2007 Dec 4.
  • Effect of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Inflammatory Cytokines and Adhesion Molecules in Patients with Angina Pectoris and Angiographic Coronary Artery Disease Casey DP, Conti CR, Nichols WW, Choi CY, Khuddus MA, Braith RW. American Journal of Cardiology. 2008 Feb 1;101(3):300-302. Epub 2007 Dec 11.
  • Effects of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) on Myocardial Perfusion Arora RR, Bergmann S. American Journal of Therapeutics. 2007 Nov-Dec;14(6):519-523.
  • Echocardiographic Characteristics Including Tissue Doppler Imaging After Enhanced External Counterpulsation Therapy Estahbanaty G, Samiei N, Maleki M, Noohi F, Mohebi A, Ojaghi Z, Esmaeilzadeh M, Sadeghpour A, Soran O. The American Heart Hospital Journal. 2007 Fall;5(4):241-246.
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation and Future Directions: Step Beyond Medical Management for Patients with Angina and Heart Failure Manchanda A, Soran O. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2007 Oct 16;50(16):1523-1531. Epub 2007 Oct 1
  • An Analysis of the Efficacy and Safety of Enhanced External Counterpulsation at West Virginia University Hospitals Sajja V, Dod H, Beto R, Jain AC, Hobbs GR, Finkel MS. The West Virginia Medical Journal. 2007 May-Jun;103(3):10-12
  • Residual High-Grade Angina After Enhanced External Counterpulsation Therapy McCullough PA, Henry TD, Kennard ED, Kelsey SF, Michaels AD; IEPR Investigators. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine: Including Molecular Interventions. 2007 Jul-Sep;8(3):161-165.
  • Effects of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Carotid Circulation in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Levenson J, Simon A, Megnien JL, Chironi G, Gariepy J, Pernollet MG, Craiem D, Iliou MC. Cardiology. 2007;108(2):104-110. Epub 2006 Sep 29.
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation Inhibits Intimal Hyperplasia by Modifying Shear Stress Responsive Gene Expression in Hypercholesterolemic Pigs Zhang Y, He X, Chen X, Ma H, Liu D, Luo J, Du Z, Jin Y, Xiong Y, He J, Fang D, Wang K, Lawson WE, Hui JC, Zheng Z, Wu G. Circulation. 2007 Jul 31;116(5):526-534. Epub 2007 Jul 9.
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation In Patients With Coronary Artery Disease-Associated Erectile Dysfunction. Part II: Impact Of Disease Duration And Treatment Courses El-Sakka AI, Morsy AM, Fagih BI. The Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2007 Jul 18;4(5):448–1453. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Effects of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Anginal Symptoms and Improvements in Objective Measures of Myocardial Ischaemia Yavari M, Montazeri HR. Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa. 2007 May-Jun;18(3):154-156.
  • The Effects of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Time- and Frequency-Domain Measures of Heart Rate Variability Michaels AD, Bart BA, Pinto T, Lafferty J, Fung G, Kennard ED. Journal of Electrocardiology. 2007 Nov-Dec;40(6):515-521. Epub 2007 May 29.
  • Impact of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Peripheral Circulation Werner D, Michalk F, Hinz B, Werner U, Voigt JU, Daniel WG Angiology. 2007 Apr-May;58(2):185-190.
  • Effect of Enhanced External Counterpulsation on Medically Refractory Angina Patients with Erectile Dysfunction Lawson WE, Hui JC, Kennard ED, Soran O, McCullough PA, Kelsey SF; for the IEPR Investigators. International Journal of Clinical Practice. 2007 May;61(5):757-762.
  • Portable Enhanced External Counterpulsation for Acute Coronary Syndrome and Cardiogenic Shock: A Pilot Study Cohen J, Grossman W, Michaels AD. Clinical Cardiology. 2007 May;30(5):223-228.
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease-Associated Erectile Dysfunction. Part I: Effects of Risk Factors El-Sakka A, Morsy A, Fagih B. Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2007 May;4(3):771-779. Epub 2007 Apr 13.
  • Impact of External Counterpulsation Treatment on Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations in Refractory Angina Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Soran O, Kennard ED, Bart BA, Kelsey SF. Congestive Heart Failure. 2007 Jan-Feb;13(1):36-40
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation Improves Exercise Duration and Peak Oxygen Consumption in Older Patients With Heart Failure: A Subgroup Analysis of the PEECH Trial Abbottsmith CW, Chung ES, Varricchione T, de Lame PA, Silver MA, Francis GS, Feldman AM; Prospective Evaluation of EECP in Congestive Heart Failure (PEECH) Investigators. Congestive Heart Failure. 2006 Nov-Dec;12(6):307-311.