Freka Pexact II - Direct puncture Gastrostomy feeding tube

Product Description

  • CH/FR 15
  • 21cm shaft length
  • ENFit connector
  • Gastropexy device with suturing material
  • Trocar with peel away sheath
  • External diameter: 5.0mm 

Key Features

  • Latex free silicone tube, balloon retained
  • Gastropexy device with suturing material, single handed operation
  • Trocar with peel away sheath, CH/FR 16
  • Suturing material
  • Scalpel
  • Latex, PVC, DEHP free 
  • Balloon with 90 day lifespan 

Indications

Long-term intragastric feeding and gastric decompression, especially for patients where a PEG cannot be placed by pull technique such as:

  • severe stenosis of the oesophagus 
  • oesophageal varices
  • oesophageal diverticula
  • corrosive burns in the upper gastrointestinal tract 
  • tumors in the ENT area - tube placed before surgicsal procedure
  • radiotherapy or surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract 
  • previous operations on the mouth or pharynx
  • only nasal endoscopy possible 

Contraindications 

Absolute contraindications 

  • no transillumination and positive needle aspiration test
  • blood-clotting disorders
  • severe general wound-healing disorders
  • sepsis
  • peritonitis
  • acute pancreatitis 
  • obstructions in the lower gastrointestinal tract 
  • tumor infiltration at the puncture site 
  • ulceration at pucture site
  • visible liver tumor 

Relative contraindictions (to be decided case-by-case)

  • immune suppression
  • ascites
  • peritoneal carcinosis
  • peritoneal dialysis (PD) 
  • ventriculoperitoneal shunt 
  • severe pschoses 
  • anorexia nervosa

Duration of Use

It is recommended to replace the balloon tube after 90 days. The balloon tube can be replaced by Freka GastroTube or Freka Belly Button.

Product and ordering codes

Product

Pack Size

Product Code

Freka Pexact II (CH/FR 15) 1 7601365

 

Freka Pexact II Care

  • For balloon fill volumes please refer to the Instruction for Use (IFU) or the aftercare sheet