Patient Stories

Alaina and her family don’t let cystic fibrosis stop them from staying active, which includes going on vacations. The SmartVest recently joined the family on a trip to Walt Disney World.
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Madelynn SmartVest for cystic fibrosis“We are so grateful to her CF team, SmartVest, and most of all, to her big brother for helping us change our perspective and use something that is so helpful for Madelynn’s health.”
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Ayla smartvest for pcd primary ciliary dyskinesia“Ayla is so much healthier than most of our PCD (primary ciliary dyskinesia) friends. The SmartVest has changed our lives forever! We thank you so much for providing us freedom back again!”
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Child with cystic fibrosis“He doesn’t cough and bark like most CF patients do. It does make him feel better. It keeps him very active, and his lungs clear. We’re going on six years now and there’s no scarring or any mucus in his lungs. So the treatments are definitely working.”
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bronchiectasis treatment patientAs a teen, Patricia suffered severe allergies while living on a crop farm in the Midwest. She was later diagnosed with bronchiectasis. Now, her husband can barely keep up with her and says she might want to slow down.
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ALS patient treatment for lung functionWith an overwhelming diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and new medical devices and therapies being introduced, Tom and his wife Helen were grateful for the home training and setup of the SmartVest® Airway Clearance System.
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Cystic Fibrosis treatment patientCaleb doesn’t let his cystic fibrosis slow him down. A longtime HFCWO user, his new SmartVest® Airway Clearance System by Electromed helps him be ready for work, exercise and life.
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cystic fibrosis treatment patient
Brayden was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was eight days old. Two years later, thanks to the SmartVest Airway Clearance System, he’s much like any other boy his age.
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COPD treatment patient
Georgia has COPD, and her ability to perform everyday tasks was slowly taken away by a slew of respiratory issues. Now the SmartVest Airway Clearance System is helping her get some of it back.
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Clinician Stories

pulmonary doctor hfcwo
Dr. Carla Rotering prescribes the SmartVest Airway Clearance System for her patients because she values the ease of use, top-quality construction and superior patient support.
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respiratory therapist hfcwoIn 35 years as a respiratory therapist, Dean Bleadorn has seen the value top-notch technology brings to patients. That’s why he chose the SmartVest Airway Clearance System for his hospital to use in treating conditions such as bronchiectasis.
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respiratory airway clearance treatment testimonialLeslie Carpenter is a CRT and Electromed trainer who helps people with cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, muscular dystrophy and quadriplegia. She loves hearing back from patients — some in tears — about the difference the SmartVest Airway Clearance System has made in their lives.
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respiratory care managerTo Lil O’Neill, manager of respiratory care at a medical center, the decision to use the SmartVest Airway Clearance System reflected her belief in the equipment — and in the company behind it.
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