Andersen Tube is a vented (bilumenal) gastric tube designed to keep
the stomach continuously and completely empty. It has 24 aspirating ports
in the tip of the tube that are designed to screen out particulate
too large to pass through the tube. It is made of exceptionally
soft and pliable vinyl for patient comfort.
The aspirating tube has one placement
mark to encourage its positioning in the cardia of the stomach. It
is in the cardia of the stomach that the contents of the stomach pool
in the recumbent
patient and hence
it is in the cardia that you want to place the aspirating tip of a gastric
- Designed to maintain the stomach continuously and completely empty.Aspiration
ports designed to act as a screen to particles larger than the lumen
size.Soft for improved patient comfort Single positioning mark
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