The Effectiveness of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Therapy for Heart Disease Patients

Johannes Bastira Ginting, M. K. M. Okta Jaya

Abstract

According to the WHO, the estimated number of deaths by 2020 in the world, especially in developing countries, will be caused by chronic diseases, and 71% due to ischemic heart disease. EECP (Enhanced External Counterpulsation) is an FDA-approved non-invasive alternative therapy that is particularly beneficial for patients with heart disease. This study is a qualitative study, conducted at the wellness center of Royal Prima Hospital, June 2020, the number of samples as many as 15 respondents. Miles and Huberman's data analysis with the encoding used in the data analysis process is open encoding, axial encoding, and selective encoding. As a result of the study, the majority of respondents expressed chest pain (angina pectoris) expressed a decrease of 13 people (86.7%) and stated chest pain was no longer as much as 2 people (13.3%). In terms of quality of life, all respondents stated an increase in life, with an increase in physical activity that can be felt by the respondent. Concluded research, that EECP therapy provides effectiveness that reduces chest pain and improves the quality of life of respondents who have undergone therapy 35 times. In the future, more and more health facilities are providing EECP therapy facilities, especially in Medan.

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Ginting J. and Okta Jaya M. (2020). The Effectiveness of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Therapy for Heart Disease Patients.In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics, Medical, Biological Engineering, and Pharmaceutical - Volume 1: HIMBEP, ISBN 978-989-758-500-5, pages 196-201. DOI: 10.5220/0010292601960201


in Bibtex Style

@conference{himbep20,
author={Johannes Bastira Ginting and M. K. M. Okta Jaya},
title={The Effectiveness of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Therapy for Heart Disease Patients},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics, Medical, Biological Engineering, and Pharmaceutical - Volume 1: HIMBEP,},
year={2020},
pages={196-201},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0010292601960201},
isbn={978-989-758-500-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics, Medical, Biological Engineering, and Pharmaceutical - Volume 1: HIMBEP,
TI - The Effectiveness of Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP) Therapy for Heart Disease Patients
SN - 978-989-758-500-5
AU - Ginting J.
AU - Okta Jaya M.
PY - 2020
SP - 196
EP - 201
DO - 10.5220/0010292601960201