Flexiseal Rectal Catheter Tube

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Model Number: NH-89656

Brand: Niche Healthcare

 Made of non-toxic PVC, medical grade. Transparent, mist surface is available.

Description

Cat. No.
Description
Qty/Case (pcs)
140401
Fr10
500
140402
Fr12
500
140403
Fr14
500
140404
Fr16
500
140405
Fr18
500
140406
Fr20
500
140407
Fr22
500
140408
Fr24
500
140409
Fr26
500
140410
Fr28
500
140411
Fr30
500
140412
Fr32
500
140413
Fr34
500
140414
Fr36
500

 

A rectal tube is a medical device designed for insertion into the rectum for various therapeutic or diagnostic purposes. It is a flexible tube made of materials like rubber or plastic, and it comes in different sizes depending on its intended use. Rectal tubes serve several functions, and their applications include:

Rectal Administration of Medications:

Rectal tubes are used for the administration of certain medications, such as suppositories or enemas. This method is particularly relevant when oral administration is not feasible or when rapid absorption is required.

Enema Administration:

Enemas are solutions introduced into the rectum to stimulate bowel movements or to administer medications. Rectal tubes facilitate the controlled delivery of enemas for therapeutic purposes, including bowel evacuation or contrast administration for diagnostic imaging.

Bowel Decompression:

In some medical conditions, such as bowel obstruction or severe constipation, a rectal tube may be used for bowel decompression. It helps relieve pressure and remove gas or fecal material from the rectum.

Diagnostic Procedures:

Rectal tubes are used in certain diagnostic procedures, especially in radiology. They allow for the introduction of contrast media into the rectum for imaging studies like barium enemas.

Rectal Washouts:

Rectal washouts involve the introduction of fluid into the rectum to cleanse and evacuate its contents. This procedure may be used in certain medical situations, such as preparation for surgery or diagnostic procedures.

Management of Faecal Incontinence:

Rectal tubes can be utilized in the management of faecal incontinence. By maintaining a controlled environment within the rectum, they can help prevent accidental bowel movements.

It’s crucial to note that the use of rectal tubes should be performed by trained healthcare professionals to ensure proper technique, hygiene, and patient safety. Additionally, the choice of a rectal tube and its application depend on the specific medical condition, the intended purpose, and the patient’s individual needs.

Patients and caregivers should follow healthcare providers’ instructions regarding the use, care, and removal of rectal tubes. Any concerns or issues related to the use of rectal tubes should be promptly addressed with healthcare professionals.

 

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