External counterpulsation for acute ischaemic stroke.


BACKGROUND External counterpulsation (ECP) may improve cerebral blood flow, and it has been proposed as a potential therapy for patients with ischaemic stroke. OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy and safety of ECP for acute ischaemic stroke. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (June 2011), Cochrane Central Register of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009264.pub2