Tagged: Defibrillator

LifeVest defibrillator system for children suffering from sudden cardiac arrest

LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator

Having the problem of sudden cardiac arrest in children can be both complicated and life threatening. Since the patient has option for implantable defibrillator but that is too risky for children and moreover parents don’t consider it as an option due to the surgical implant complications. Thankfully, now a non-invasive invention has been approved by FDA to be used with pediatric patients who are not fit for an implantable defibrillator or pacemaker installed through surgery. The approval was based on published studies and clinical information of 248 patients aged 3-17 years having the risk of cardiac arrest.
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Defikopter: Drone Defibrillator saves lives where ambulance cannot reach

Definetz  Defikopter drone

A cardiac attack can strike in the middle of nowhere. It may take an ambulance while to reach spot, in a scenario where difference between seconds means life and death, a solution that can reach in split seconds could save live. To make such a solution a reality – a non-profit from Germany named Definetz in collaboration with technology company Height-Tech has revealed a flying defibrillator. The Definetz’s flying defibrillator dubbed Defikopter is drone that travels up to six miles at a top speed of 43 mph. Read More…