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Freka® Endolumina Nasojejunal Feeding Tube

Product Features


Description

  • A polyurethane nasojejunal feeding tube for endoscopic placement in the small intestine.
  • NPSA compliant.
 

Tube design

  • Material: Polyurethane.
  • Tube size: Ch/Fr:8.
  • Length: 270cm.
  • Internal diameter: 1.9mm.
  • External diameter: 2.6mm.
  • Interval markings every 10cm (Radio-opaque).
  • Five staggered outlet ports with round closed end.
  • Luer lock adapter with integral cap.
 

Pack contents

  • Freka Endolumina tube.
  • Re-routing catheter (blue).
  • Luer-lock adapter (white) with integral cap.
  • Nasal fixation tape.
  • Two ampoules of MCT oil.
 

Product code

  • 7755761
 

Indications

For short to medium-term enteral feeding. Suitable patients include:

 

  • Inability to masticate or swallow.
  • Unconscious patients.
  • Patients unable to have tubes placed nasally.
  • Motility disorders affecting the stomach.
 

Contra-indications

  • Intractable Vomiting.
  • Ileus.
  • Severe pseudo-obstructions to the intestine.
  • Gastro-intestinal bleeding.
  • Acute pancreatitis.
 

Tube care

Flush the tube before and after nutrition is administrated – at least once a day – with water, using the universal blue adapter and 50ml luer lock syringe.
 

Administration of medication

  • Administer medications in a liquid form via the tube and flush the tube with water.
  • Rinse the tube carefully before and after each administration of medication.
  • Do not under any circumstances administer medications such as antacids with the nutrition.
 

Important notes

The correct position of the tube must be checked, by X-ray.