Freka® Endolumina Nasojejunal Feeding Tube ENFit®

Product Description

  • A polyurethane nasojejunal feeding tube for endoscopic placement in the small intestine.
  • ENFit® compliant
  • Latex, PVC*, DEHP* free

Tube design

  • Material: Polyurethane
  • Tube size: CH/FR 8
  • Length: 270cm
  • Internal diameter: 1.9mm
  • External diameter: 2.6mm
  • Interval markings every 1cm (Radio-opaque)
  • Five staggered outlet ports with round closed end
  • ENFit® connector with integral cap

Pack contents

  • Freka® Endolumina tube
  • Re-routing catheter (blue), 35cm long, latex free 
  • ENFit® connector with integral cap
  • Nasal fixation tape
  • Two ampoules of MCT oil
  • Freka Endo Introducer, 280cm teflon coated stainless steel seldinger (available separately)

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 and 50ml 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.

* Please note that whilst our Freka® Endolumina is DEHP/PVC free, it contains a re-routing catheter/tube which is disposed of upon tube placement, this re-routing tube is made from PVC containing trace amounts  of DEHP but is NOT left in situ within the patient.

Product order codes

Freka Endolumina Nasojejunal product code - 7981832

Customer Services telephone number - 01928 533533