After a two year product development phase in collaboration with the Institute of Bio-mechanics at the University of Vienna Posthorax company was founded in Vienna, Austria, in 2008. Our flagship product, the Posthorax sternum support vest is manufactured in Kremsmünster, Austria and quickly started gaining recognition in leading heart centres in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the United Kingdom and Sweden. Its worldwide success rests on 13 non-industry funded clinical trials in 7 countries.

Today Posthorax operates administrative offices in Austria, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, as well as partnerships with a global network of distributors. Our products are distributed to and successfully used by leading hospitals around the globe. Application has saved numerous lives and improved the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of patients by significantly reducing the number of sternum infections, reducing patient recovery time, avoiding re-operations and contributing to reduction of hospital time, as well as minimising risk and saving financial resources for healthcare institutions and patients alike. 

Compassion and care are some of the most essential qualities in any human endeavour. Posthorax continues to face the challenges in the ever changing medical landscape and offers an evolving array of products committed to improving the quality of life for postoperative patients and for anyone who wants to make a change towards 

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