1 doctor weighed in:

Can you really avoid bypass surgery with ecp / eecp?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Doubt the hype

There some theoretical reasons why ecp may be useful to relieve ischemia, but if one is seriously a candidate for coronary bypass surgery, it is likely that ecp is an option only if one wants to avoid surgery; it is not a good alternative mainstream option.

In brief: Doubt the hype

There some theoretical reasons why ecp may be useful to relieve ischemia, but if one is seriously a candidate for coronary bypass surgery, it is likely that ecp is an option only if one wants to avoid surgery; it is not a good alternative mainstream option.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Crystal Twynham
Board Certified, Surgery
29 years in practice
938K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors