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DISCONTINUED Freka® CH9 Intestinal Tube for CH15 PEG - NON-ENFit® - An ENFit® version of this product is available

Product Features


Description

  • Radio-opaque polyurethane percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube for use with CH15 PEG for long term feeding.
  • NPSA compliant.
 

Tube design

  • Material: Polyurethane, latex free.
  • Intestinal tube: 120cm (cut to size required). 
  • Interval markings: Intestinal tube markings every 10cm. 
  • White radio-opaque strip along tube length.
  • Distal double S-Bend (end of intestinal tube) with olive (Bullet) tip and small antenna tube.
 

Pack contents

  • Polyurethane intestinal tube with teflon coated guidewires and Y-shaped positioning screw.
  • Y-connector. 
  • 15FR luer-lock adapter. 
  • Negative/positive luer-lock (green) adapter. 
  • Freka UK funnel adapter.
 

Contra-indications

  • Ileus.
  • Gross ascites.
  • Peritonitis. 
  • Oesophageal obstruction. 
  • Malignancy at anticipated puncture site. 
  • Inability to pass endoscope. 
  • Active gastric/duodenal ulceration. 
  • Clotting disorders. 
  • Gross obesity.
 

Tube care

  • Flush tube before and after feeding using the universal funnel adapter attached and preferably a 50ml syringe.
  • Use cooled boiled water to flush.
 

Administration of medication

Liquid or dissolved medication should be administrated via the tube whenever possible. Do not use crushed tablets.
 

Important notes

  • Do not use fluids containing acids, particularly fruit juices, since they may cause coagulation of the nutritional protein.
  • If the tube blocks, the tube must be exchanged. Under no circumstances should the tube be forced flushed. Nor should any attempt be made to recreate patency by use of a guidewire. This could cause damage to the tube, injury to the patient and peritonitis due to leakage. 
  • Flush the tube before and after each administration of medication. Do not under any circumstances administer medications such as antacids together with the formula.