19 November, 2019

Franks Story


Frank Stone's AffloVest Story I was born with a serious condition called bronchiectasis and after 12 bouts with pneumonia, my lower left lobe was removed at age 13 at Boston Children's Hospital. In addition to the removal of my lower left lobe, I also have sinusitis which required 3 sinus [...]

Franks Story2019-11-19T19:21:28+00:00
13 September, 2019

Importance of Airway Clearance


Importance of Airway Clearance The airways of the lungs are made up of a series of branching tubes called bronchi and smaller ones called bronchioles. These tubes help the lungs bring oxygen into the body and remove carbon dioxide from the body. The airways have a coating of mucus to help [...]

Importance of Airway Clearance2019-10-29T14:12:26+00:00
6 August, 2019

Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest


Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest Help to get your Airway Clearance Therapy paid for Navigating the reimbursement process from an insurance company can be frustrating and complicated at times. Coverage criteria and documentation requirements can vary for patient to patient, largely depending on their medical condition and their health insurance carrier and [...]

Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest2019-10-22T14:19:30+00:00
6 August, 2019

Inception Study: 3 Months of AffloVest Usage


Clinician Paper on Reported Outcomes on Inception of AffloVest Two 17-Year-Old Female Patients With Cystic Fibrosis During The First Three Months Of AffloVest Usage Conducted by:  Madeline Vollers BS, Michael Cooper RT, Chicago, IL High frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) vest therapy is a cornerstone technique in managing cystic fibrosis. [...]

Inception Study: 3 Months of AffloVest Usage2019-10-22T14:20:14+00:00
16 July, 2019

What is High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO)?


What is High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO)? A Breakthrough in Airway Clearance Therapy Our lungs are constantly producing mucus. It is our natural way to keep the lungs clear of infection. In healthy lungs, patients swallow the mucus naturally. When a person is no longer able to effectively clear mucus from [...]

What is High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO)?2019-10-29T14:14:54+00:00
20 June, 2019

Airway Clearance Therapy for NTM Patients


Benefits of Airway Clearance Therapy in Patients with Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) is an infection caused by bacteria that is inhaled in through the nose and mouth. NTM bacteria are common in the everyday environment and can be found in places such as common water sources and soil. It [...]

Airway Clearance Therapy for NTM Patients2019-10-29T14:16:01+00:00
7 June, 2019

HFCWO Vest Therapy Patient Case Study


HFCWO Vest Therapy Patient Case Study A Patient Case Study by Campbell Bryan About me and CF I lived a normal life in Richmond, VA and was very active as a child. Around 1996 (age 13) I started to develop a persistent cough and constant infections where I was prescribed antibiotics [...]

HFCWO Vest Therapy Patient Case Study2019-10-04T16:24:27+00:00
30 May, 2019

Bringing Awareness to Cystic Fibrosis


AffloVest is committed to bringing awareness to Cystic Fibrosis International Biophysics Corporation, manufacturer of the AffloVest is committed to raising awareness of Cystic Fibrosis and the importance of airway clearance therapy in the management of the disease. Over 30,000 people in the U.S. and 70,000 worldwide struggle with the effects [...]

Bringing Awareness to Cystic Fibrosis2019-10-04T16:23:59+00:00
24 May, 2019

Designing the AffloVest


Product Engineering, Quality and Design of the AffloVest International Biophysics is an FDA-registered and ISO 13485 certified medical device manufacturer We are a 26-year-old company that manufactures, and markets medical devices across the globe. What that means in terms of quality, for products such as the AffloVest, is that every product [...]

Designing the AffloVest2019-10-04T16:25:00+00:00
24 April, 2019

Traveling with the AffloVest


Traveling made easy with AffloVest Break free from restrictions, take airway clearance therapy new places! As the first truly portable, battery-operated HFCWO therapy vest, the AffloVest was specifically engineered and designed to give patients freedom and mobility while doing their airway clearance therapy. AffloVest is designed to deliver seamless mobility, without [...]

Traveling with the AffloVest2019-10-04T16:25:18+00:00