Tag Archives: Anti-choking device

LifeVac Registers 98th Life Saved

We proudly announce news of the 98th life saved by LifeVac.  A gentleman began choking on a piece of steak causing complete airway obstruction.  BLS protocol was performed but failed to remove the obstruction.  LifeVac was used and cleared the choking victim’s airway and saved his life. Here is the testimonial from the gentleman’s daughter: “This device saved my father’s life!  My father began choking on his steak on Christmas Eve. We tried the Heimlich maneuver but it did not work. The device was able to remove the total blockage and save his life. THANK YOU.”  

LifeVac Saves 69th and 70th Life in the Netherlands

We have been informed that LifeVac was used in an elder care facility in the Netherlands to save two separate people from choking to death when BLS had failed. We look forward to sharing more information soon. Matt Banagan, Director of LifeVac Europe shares: “LifeVac Europe took on LifeVac Benelux as a distributor following the 2019 ERC Congress held in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. A very good decision that became quickly apparent due to their shared passion for saving lives.”        

LifeVac Saves 58th Life – 3 Year Old Girl

We are so excited when we receive these reports of a saved life using LifeVac. This is why we do what we do each day. Below is the report from the mother of a 3-year-old girl.   “I have never in my life been so thankful to have a product in my house. Both I and my husband are CPR certified and trained on how to perform back blows to remove an airway blockage on a toddler. What you don’t learn is what to do if they do if that does not work. Luckily while my husband was performing back blows I ran to get the LifeVac. The LifeVac unblocked […]

LifeVac Saves the Life of 7 year old (55th life saved)

My daughter Maddie is 7 years old and is a chronic choker due to being born with Cerebral Palsy. I am a healthcare provider so I thought I was prepared for any choking incident. In the past back blows have always worked but for my peace of mind, my friend purchased and gifted this lifesaving device to me to have just in case. I really never thought I would have to use it but on March 29th, we were all sat down to have dinner when Maddie started choking on a bite of hamburger. I did not panic at first as this happens all the time. I began to do […]

LifeVac Selected by American College of Gastroenterology for Presentation at 2015 Annual Conference

On July 13th 2015, LifeVac was notified of its selection for poster presentation at this year’s ACG 80th Annual conference taking place October 16th through October 21st 2015 at the Hawaii Conference Center in Honolulu, HI. The presentation will be led by Dr. Lisa Brody, MD FACG. “We are very excited to have been selected as a poster presenter at this year’s conference. Dr. Brody is a respected expert in her field and we could not ask for a better representation for LifeVac,” said Arthur Lih, founder and president of LifeVac. “We look forward to demonstrating LifeVac’s effectiveness to the 4,000 gastroenterologists, physicians and other health care professionals who will […]