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In one study of Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) patients, only 39% never experienced a clogged feeding tube.[1]

Feeding tubes less than 14 French in diameter were more likely to clog than those larger than 14 French.[1]

References:

  1. Epp, L.M., Salonen, B.R., Hurt, R.T. and Mundi, M.S. (2019), Cross‐sectional Evaluation of Home Enteral Nutrition Practice in the United States in the Context of the New Enteral Connectors. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 43: 1020-1027. doi:10.1002/jpen.1510