ECP OR EECP TREATMENT/THERAPY @ SAAOL HEARTCENTER …. EECP TREATMENT FINAL STAGE (Natural Bypass for Cardiac Care)
God has given us thousands of arteries in the heart. The three main coronary arteries first give origin to about 10 branches which in turn give rise to 100 branches and the hundreds give thousands of branches. These branches are called Capillaries. They all are connected to each other and can give or receive blood from each other. These channels can be a good source of blood to heart muscles when some of the major or minor arteries get blocked. If, some how, these channels can open up or made broader, the deprived heart muscles can get adequate blood supply. This can be called a Natural Bypass. Scientifically this treatment can be called “Pneumatically Assisted Natural Bypass” or “PAN Bypass.
These natural channels are very much present in sports persons or athletes. As they do a lot of exercises throughout their career, the heart muscle develop these capillaries into broader tubes? Once these tubes are developed the athletes do not get angina even if they develop blockages to the extent of 80-90%. Their heart muscles do not die even if they suffer from a 100% blockage.
How to develop these Natural bypass Channels?
We can not make a heart patient run like an athlete. Nor can we ask them to perform severe exercises because on slightest exertion they will get angina. But now scientists have designed a new machine which can develop these parallel channels. This machine can artificially increase the flow of blood in the coronary channels by directly increasing the pressure at the root of the coronary arteries. A one hour treatment with this machine can start opening this parallel artery/ capillary system supplying more blood to the heart muscles. This treatment has to be continued for about thirty sessions to fully develop the second Natural Channel. Thus it can easily replace the Surgical Bypass surgery, the pet of most of the Heart hospitals.
The advantage of this treatment is that there is no admission to a hospital, no withdrawal from your work, no invasion to the body and the cost is low. It has no side effects of the surgery.
What does the machine do?
You must know that the blood flow to the coronary artery occurs during the phase when the heart muscles relax called the diastole. Blood can not enter the majority of the arteries during systole as the heart muscles contract during this period making the flow impossible. This machine supplies more blood to the heart muscles during the diastole. It has some pressure systems which are wrapped around the body parts which have extra blood storage. The pressure systems are activated regularly synchronizing in such a way that much more blood reaches the origin of the coronary arteries during every diastole of the heart. Thus the coronary arteries get filled up completely with blood during these periods flushing so much blood in the dormant but stretchable elastic capillaries that they become broad.
In other words, this machine works on the heart arteries in 30 hours opening the arteries much more than the athlete does in 30 years. It is much better than Bypass Surgery or Angioplasty.
Is this Natural Bypass accepted?
All over the world?
Yes this machine has seen a lot of popularity in the last twenty years. About 200 centers in USA use this machine. In China it has almost replaced Bypass Surgery and Angioplasty. There are as many as 10000 centers in China which are using this treatment for the heart patients. In India, the machine is available in most of the big hospitals like Escorts heart Institute, New Delhi, Metro Heart Institute. But the Indian hospitals find this therapy less lucrative and still prefer Angioplasty and Bypass Surgery as they are financially more viable.
Re-blocked Courtesy Dr. Chhajer has recently started two more non-invasive treatments in his center. These are called “PAN Bypass” (called in short form “Natural Bypass”) and “Biochemical Angioplasty”. Both are very effective and non-invasive procedures, both are time tested, cheap and without any side