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Tubes, Nasogastric

Definition : Tubes designed to access the stomach through the nose, nasopharynx, and esophagus for examination, treatment, or other purposes. These devices typically consist of a single-lumen rubber or plastic tube of 14 to 18 French diameter with circular markings that serve as insertion guides; the tube is inserted through the nose, down the throat, and through the esophagus; its tip is positioned in the stomach. Nasogastric tubes can be used to remove air and liquids from the stomach (decompression) by connection to intermittent suction units and as temporary feeding tubes; they are used frequently for very ill or comatose patients. Nasogastric tubes are intended only for short-term use; keeping in place for more than two weeks can cause nasal septum necrosis. Dedicated tubes used for decompression, both single- and double-lumen, and small-bore tubes intended for feeding are also available.

Entry Terms : "Tubes, Gastrointestinal, Other" , "Gastrointestinal Tubes" , "Nasogastric Tubes" , "NG Tubes" , "Tubes, Gastrointestinal"

UMDC code : 14221

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Andersen Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

Andersen Products was founded in 1958. It began its medical business in Oyster Bay, New York in 1963 with the manufacture of a new design for a stomach tube. The need to sterilize these tubes led to the development of our Anprolene line of Ethylene Oxide sterilizers.

CORPAK MedSystems

Company Type: Parent

CORPAK MedSystems, based in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices focused on the enteral feeding and bedside location technology markets.

Ethox International

Company Type: Parent

HDC Corp

Company Type: Parent

Medovations Inc

Company Type: Parent

Medovations was founded in 1982 with a simple and clear mission—develop innovative medical products with value added features, and do so with a focus on customer service. More that 25 years later the mission remains clear, and the product offering continues to grow.

Nestle HealthCare Nutrition Inc

Company Type: Parent

Through its Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition business, Nestlé Health Science offers nutritional solutions for people with specific dietary needs related to illnesses, disease states or the special challenges of different life stages. Nestlé Health Science, with worldwide headquarters in Lutry, Switzerland, became operational on January 1, 2011 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé S.A.

SurgiMark Inc

Company Type: Parent

SurgiMark was founded in 1983 in recognition of the need to develop innovative refinements in widely used medical-surgical suction and drainage instruments. Our developers worked closely with physicians and other related healthcare professionals to discover concerns that enabled us to design the products that we have brought to the nation's healthcare. We appreciate the enthusiastic acceptance we have experienced through the years. We look forward to continuing our quest to serve worldwide healthcare with the highest quality products possible.

Utah Medical Products Inc

Company Type: Parent

Utah Medical Products, Inc. with particular interest in healthcare for women and their babies, develops, manufactures, assembles and markets a broad range of well- established disposable and reusable specialty medical devices designed for better health outcomes for patients and their care-providers.

Vitalcor Inc

Company Type: Parent

vitactor,Inc.is a supplier of medical devices used primaliry in cardio-thoracic surgery.since 1975,vitalcor has provided products that take input from teaching and practicing surgeons to make their practice easier.

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