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Anna

Anna was born in Denmark in 1996. She was diagnosed with CCHS at 11 months old. Before getting the pacers, she used a VPAP bi-level machine as her primary means of ventilation.  She was implanted with the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System in 2014. She is currently in college studying business and plans on becoming... Read More

Avery Biomedical appoints Christopher Benedict as Patient Services Liaison

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Benedict, as our Patient Services liaison. Chris has joined the Avery team to assist our customer service department in ensuring the needs of our patients are addressed.He has spent the last seven years working in... Read More

Avery Biomedical Devices receives special visit from the Lieutenant Governor

The Lieutenant Governor of New York, Kathleen Hochul, visited the Avery Biomedical headquarters March 2. Hochul came to tour the facilities and met with the entire Avery team. She arrived warm and welcoming, greeting our Communications Coordinator, Nicole Ficarra, personally, calling her “the social media expert.” Our president Tony Martins then presented Hochul with... Read More

David

Anytime David went into a relaxed state his O2 levels would drop. This led to his diagnosis of Adult Onset Hypoventilation Syndrome. In October 2014, David was implanted by Dr Samuel Chesire at Stanford University medical center to allow him freedom from mechanical ventilation. David lives in Pioneer, California overlooking the beautiful Sierra Mountains.... Read More

Libanier

Libanier was only 6 years old when he was hit by a car. Even though he experienced a typical childhood, at the age of 16 he began to feel very weak and was diagnosed with post traumatic syringomyelia. In June 2014, while traveling to the Dominican Republic, he started having trouble with his breathing.... Read More

Avery Biomedical Devices appoints Dr. Anders Jonzon as Clinical Consultant

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anders Jonzon, MD; Ph.D. as clinical consultant. Dr. Jonzon is a Physiologist and consultant in neonatology and pediatric cardiology at Children’s Hospital, Uppsala University, Uppsala and Children’s Hospital, Karolinska, Stockholm, Sweden. From 1984-1986, he was a... Read More

Avery Biomedical appoints Nicole Ficarra as Communications Coordinator

Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Ficarra, as our Communications Coordinator. Nicole will be responsible for coordinating our efforts to bring awareness of the Avery Diaphragm Pacing System as an alternative to mechanical ventilation for those with quadriplegia, central sleep... Read More

Anders

In 1974, Anders was a young electrical engineer working in Africa helping to install a power grid. Soon after his return to his home in Sweden, he became afflicted by a mysterious neuromuscular ailment which rendered him completely paralyzed and ventilator-dependent. His physicians were unable to establish a definitive diagnosis, although a viral infection was... Read More