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  1. hey scaper1 just wanted tp let you know that i...

    hey scaper1 just wanted tp let you know that i also use vf for my trach and lungs.No infections!

    i instill 1 squirt directly into my lungs via my trach and follow it with coughassist.I also clean...
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    medi-vet

    I also use medi-vet for ordering vetericyn vf.I recieve prompt shipping and quality.

    VETERICYN IS A LIFESAVER!
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    i've had good success with bio-k and...

    i've had good success with bio-k and goodbelly........i'm pleasantly regular.
  4. dps

    Hi ANGIE,
    I am very happy with the DPS.Mine was placed sept.2011.I am pacing 18 hours a day now.

    Trainman and Bill are great resources......Nancygail
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    I love mine!!!!!!!......no longer vent...

    I love mine!!!!!!!......no longer vent "dependent".
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    vf

    I've been using it for about one and half years.I use it daily to prevent bladder and skin infections.

    Can't imagine being without it....
  7. dps

    Hey Bill,Yes I'll use the pacer with my vent(ltv 950) in cpap mode. In addition to breathing completely off the vent with a passymuir /cap/t-piece/or with the trach removed.

    The pacer allows me to...
  8. Hey Bill no worries.Yes my ENT Dr. shindler at...

    Hey Bill no worries.Yes my ENT Dr. shindler at OHSU here in oregon said taking it out a few hours a day would help prevent the formation of granulation tissue and it also gives the trachea a break...
  9. Doing well with my pacer.I'm off for 3 hours...

    Doing well with my pacer.I'm off for 3 hours twice a day.With no trach !I just cover my stoma site with gauze and tape.Tuesday I go in to have my settings increased to 12 mA.
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    Yes vetericyn is amazing.I use it in my bladder...

    Yes vetericyn is amazing.I use it in my bladder ,pressure sores and as a prophylaxes on my trach stoma site and suprapubic tube site.

    I haven't had to use antibiotics for over a year....trust...
  11. Hey Joel, Jeff assisted via a...

    Hey Joel,

    Jeff assisted via a phonecall with Angie from the oregon clinic,while i was in the office.I would give them feedback and Jeff would advise Angie on the pacer adjustments...
  12. I upped my stim level at the oregon clinic...

    I upped my stim level at the oregon clinic yesterday.All is going well.My pressure support is now at 8 with excellent volumes and I'm able to go off the vent.Next week I'll start doing 4 sessions a...
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    Yes it was covered here in Oregon by "CARE OREGON...

    Yes it was covered here in Oregon by "CARE OREGON ADVANTAGE". The procedure was performed through the Oregon clinic by Dr. swanstrom At GOOD Samaritan hospital.If you contact synapse bio-medical they...
  14. Thank You...you guys are awesome.If i hadn't...

    Thank You...you guys are awesome.If i hadn't found this forum I don't think I would've heard about the pacer.

    I love the results so far.I can go about 3-4 hrs off the vent and when i go back to...
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    Yes,for me it has been exciting and uplifting.If,...

    Yes,for me it has been exciting and uplifting.If, he could use a pacer it could free him from the vent.Also,the training to get off the vent would give him a goal to strive for.
  16. Got my diaphragm pacer!!!!!!!!

    I had my pacer placed this Monday at GOOD SAM in Portland.I'm very happy with the results so far.Even though I am starting at a very low level of stim i am able to go off the vent with less effort.I...
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    Thx Susanne...yes I've been busy!I had a...

    Thx Susanne...yes I've been busy!I had a diaphragm pacer placed on Monday!I love it.I'll post all the details in the science forum.
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    Thank You LEILA.....great info.

    Thank You LEILA.....great info.
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    Has he been evaluated for Diaphragm pacer?It...

    Has he been evaluated for Diaphragm pacer?It might give him a little more freedom and give him a goal to strive for.
  20. YEA!!!....Good to hear from you suzanne.Look for...

    YEA!!!....Good to hear from you suzanne.Look for me on your facebook page.

    I also encountered that message from medivet re: vetericyn vf.I called to clarify if they would take my order.They said...
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    Use more and cover it with a gauze that is...

    Use more and cover it with a gauze that is saturated with it.I would change it twice a day.

    The gel works fine.You could also use the liquid spray.
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    Oh and I agree with "gjnl" a fitted binder by an...

    Oh and I agree with "gjnl" a fitted binder by an orthotist is best.
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    Yes my B/P is is usually around 80/50-90/60.An...

    Yes my B/P is is usually around 80/50-90/60.An abdominal binder is most helpful for me.
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    Had my first botox injection in march.I love it...

    Had my first botox injection in march.I love it .No bladder spasms or leaking.I'm glad I had it done.
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    yes!....i agree

    yes!....i agree
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