The post operative support vest for patients after heart-surgerySUPPORTVEST
Thoracic belt for pain reduction and faster mobilization following thoracotomies, minithoracotomies, fractured/bruised ribsTHORAXBELT
Thorax Stabilization after Thoracic Surgery / TAVICHESTFIX
Successful treatment in patient care
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CITY OF VIENNA; AUSTRIA
Since we treat all patients with the Posthorax sternum vest it is a win for all - we highly recommend Posthorax to every heart center.
Prim. Univ. Doz. M. Grabenwöger,
Heart Center Vienna, Austria
Consequent application of the Posthorax vest reduced deep sternal wound complications by 63%
M.D. Ph. D Florian M. Wagner,
University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany
Bio-mechanical analysis: The findings of the study proved a positive biomechanical effect of the Posthorax support vest in the anteroposterior movement which predicates its favorable clinical effect in avoiding sternum related complications.
M.D. Ph. D. Michael Gorlitzer, Hietzing Heart Center, Vienna, Austria
We have used the vest for more than 6 months in more than 500 patients. We are very pleased with the results. Our deep sternal infection rate dropped by more than 70%.
M.D. Ph.D Hans Jonsson.
Karolinska University Hospital Stockholm
Presenting the importance of stabilizing the sternum after open heart procedures. This study confirms that stabilizing the thorax in the dorsoventral axis prevents sternum dehiscence and infections.
M.D. Ph. D. Michael Gorlitzer,
Hietzing Heart Center, Vienna, Austria
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