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How are eecp & heart bypass surgery different?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Both for angina

They're both for angina.
Bypass is a major open chest surgery. Eecp is non-invasive. Bypass provides lasting benefit and, in carefully selected patients, improves life expectancy. Neither is true for eecp.

In brief: Both for angina

They're both for angina.
Bypass is a major open chest surgery. Eecp is non-invasive. Bypass provides lasting benefit and, in carefully selected patients, improves life expectancy. Neither is true for eecp.
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