What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)? Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a rare genetic disorder that primarily affects the muscles used for movement. It is a progressive disease that causes muscle weakness and atrophy, leading to difficulties with mobility and everyday tasks. In this blog post, we will delve deeper into the various aspects of...
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The Glenn, and Fontan Procedure Medical advancements have revolutionized the way we approach various health conditions, including congenital heart diseases. Among the surgical procedures aimed at addressing these conditions are the Glenn and Fontan procedures. These interventions have proven to be life-changing for patients and their families, providing hope and improved outcomes. Understanding Congenital Heart...
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What are Neuromuscular Disorders? Neuromuscular disorders, many of which are progressive, include a wide range of disorders affecting the peripheral nervous system, which consists of the motor and sensory nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. Pulmonary muscle weakness is one predominant condition of these disorders.  A common...
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Headlines from around the country predict what they are referring to as a “Tri-demic”, a triple threat on our health systems of RSV, Covid-19, and the Flu, and point out that the coming season will be bad for all respiratory related illnesses. Respiratory distress in anyone is highly relatable. Who hasn’t experienced some shortness of...
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Oscillate, Expectorate, Ventilate – Repeat  Our cardiopulmonary system has a built-in mechanism that upon sensing mucus production in the lungs, reflexively removes them. That built-in mechanism is often sufficient for individuals with normal lungs that may be infected with an acute infection, however, for those with compromised lungs due to chronic illness, it becomes a...
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BCV can help patients get better, faster. Find out 5 good reasons why you could benefit from BCV:
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Hayek Medical, a division of United Hayek Industries specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of non-invasive respiratory devices, in particular using a new and patented method of ventilation to achieve what is known as Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation (BCV). We are the world leader in this relatively new and unique method of ventilation.