Because of the softness and long-term nature of the material they can stay in place for up to 90 days, providing a safe confortable solution for long-term enteral support.
The tubes are all 100cm long and the diameters range from 6FR for the smaller babies to 12 FR for the larger children. They are made of medical grade silicone and the tubes are distance marked every cm to check correct placement.
The tubes have a smooth tip to aid insertion and a tungsten weight to maintain correct position.This weight is radio-opaque and the tubes also have a radio-opaque stripe along their whole length.
The Purple connectors on the tube allow the delivery of feeds, medicines aspiration and flushing using the Medicina range of Oral/Enteral syringes.
This range offers a tube for all sizes of patient who need long term nasogatric and nasojenunal enteral support.