Woman Chokes on Coffee Cake and is Saved with LifeVac – #429

LifeVac announces news of our 429th life saved

It was reported to us that on July 19th a female choked while having a cup of coffee and a piece of coffee cake.  Choking rescue procedures were carried out but attempts failed at dislodging the food.  The LifeVac device was then utilized while the woman was still in a sitting position.  After one attempt with the LifeVac device, the obstruction was dislodged saving the woman’s life.