AffloVest Articles2019-10-29T14:13:06+00:00

AffloVest Articles

Browse our helpful articles, which contain answers to our most frequently asked patient and clinician questions on the various disease states and conditions that commonly cause poor airway clearance and how mobile high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) airway clearance therapy is a beneficial airway clearance treatment for respiratory diseases, such as bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, and neuromuscular diseases.

Bronchiectasis and Airway Clearance Therapy

Bronchiectasis and Airway Clearance Therapy Breakthrough in the Treatment of Lung Diseases Bronchiectasis is a chronic lung infection that is triggered by a number of conditions including pneumonia, a weakened immune system, an allergic reaction termed allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), aspiration, cystic fibrosis, problems with the cilia [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Treating Bronchiectasis

The role of airway clearance therapy in treating bronchiectasis Lung damage caused by bronchiectasis often worsens over the course of the disease. After the initial trigger and during subsequent infections, increased inflammation in the lungs makes it difficult for patients to clear mucus secretions. Mucus buildup encourages the [...]

Dr. Barker Explains Bronchiectasis

Breaking the Vicious Cycle of Bronchiectasis: The Role of Airway Clearance Therapy My name is Dr. Alan Barker. I'm a professor of Respiratory Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Oregon. I've been on the faculty and in clinical practice for [...]

Getting Started with AffloVest

Getting Started with Your AffloVest Helpful Instructions to Start Your Treatment Fitting your AffloVest Properly The shoulder straps are designed to ensure proper placement of the AffloVest on the torso. To adjust the length of the AffloVest, snap in the should straps at the desired setting [...]

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