首页

WORLD-CHANGING IDEAS FOR HEALTH

Fast 大福彩票官网 has honored us as its 大福彩票网 World Changing 大福彩票官网 of the Year.

大福彩票网Fast大福彩票官网 Award

Apr 28 大福彩票网

Fast 大福彩票官网 has named Abbott as the  in honor of the company's innovative efforts to improve lives.

According to Fast 大福彩票官网, honoring Abbott "recognizes a range of devices and projects to improve global health – from a new implant to keep babies' hearts healthy, to fighting malaria, to advancing the careers of underrepresented people in STEM."

World Changing Ideas is one of Fast 大福彩票官网’s major annual awards programs that focuses on ideas and innovation that can lead to societal benefit.

For Abbott, the award showcases the impact of technology and programs that have helped people around the world. One example: Abbott's Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder, a device to treat premature babies and newborns with an opening in their heart was named a finalist for Health and Wellness. This technology is helping people like Irie Felkner.

Born premature at 27 weeks with her twin brother Judah, an echocardiogram showed an opening in Irie’s heart had grown too large. A life-threatening congenital defect called a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) — an opening between two blood vessels leading from the heart that is also present in normally developing fetuses — had failed to close, making it difficult for her to breathe normally with the increased flow of blood to the lungs. With our Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder, Irie’s doctors were able to successfully close her PDA. She was able to breathe on her own within three days and taken off her ventilator. She’s now 大福彩票网, thriving.

“There seems no better time to recognize organizations that are using their ingenuity, resources, and, in some cases, their scale to tackle society’s biggest problems,” said Stephanie Mehta, editor in chief of Fast 大福彩票官网.

For U.S. Important Safety Information about the Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder, please .

true
accessibility

You are about to exit for another Abbott country or region specific website

Please be aware that the website you have requested is intended for the residents of a particular country or region, as noted on that site. As a result, the site may contain information on pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other products or uses of those products that are not approved in other countries or regions.


The website you have requested also may not be optimized for your specific screen size.

Do you wish to continue and exit this website?

accessibility

You are about to exit the Abbott family of websites for a 3rd party website

Links which take you out of Abbott worldwide websites are not under the control of Abbott, and Abbott is not responsible for the contents of any such site or any further links from such site. Abbott is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by Abbott.


The website that you have requested also may not be optimized for your screen size.

Do you wish to continue and exit this website?