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Freka® Pexact

Product Features


Description

Freka® Pexact is a direct puncture gastrostomy feeding tube with gastropexy innovative placement method.
 

Endoscopy only for visualisation

 

  • Small diameter endoscope
  • Bypassing of stenosis possible
  • The stomach is fixed very safely to the abdominal wall due to gastropexy device
  • Peritoneal infections are avoided
  • Balloon tube can be removed without endoscopy
  • Gastric Tube CH/FR 15
  • 21cm shaft length
  • Silicone tube, latex free
  • Retention balloon with 5ml capacity
  • Funnel adaptor with sealing tab
 

Pack Content:

  • Freka® Gastric Tube CH15
  • Gastropexy device with suturing material
  • Trocar with peel away sheath CH16
  • Scalpel.
  • 5ml luer syringe
 

Indications

For long-term intragastric feeding, additionally it is indicated in patients with:

 

  • Motility disorders or blockage of the oesophagus:
    • Benign or malignant tumours
    • Varicies
    • Burns
    • Oesophageal pouches
    • Radiation or chemotherapy

 

  • Ear, nose and throat tumours:
    • To avoid metastatic seeding of tumour cells
    • Short term feeding

 

  • Post oral surgery:
    • Where nasal endoscopy is only possible
 

Contra-indications

  • Gross ascites
  • Peritonitis
  • Oesophageal obstruction/varices
  • Malignancy at anticipated puncture site
  • Inability to pass endoscope
  • Active gastric ulceration
  • Clotting disorders
  • Gross obesity
  • Gastric outlet obstruction
  • Pervious gastric surgery
 

Tube Care

For information please refer to the Freka® aftercare guidelines in the download section or your local policy.