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Did you know...? Water was found to be 20% effective at clearing clogged feeding tubes. Water is the current standard practice for treating and preventing clogged feeding tubes. References: Garrison, C. M. Enteral Feeding Tube Clogging: What Are the Causes and...
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Building on its strong foundation, Actuated Medical hires Sales Representatives for sales expansion of the TubeClear System BELLEFONTE, PA – January 17, 2016 – Maureen L. Mulvihill, President and CEO of Actuated Medical, Inc.(AMI) announces the addition of 6 senior...read more
TubeClear System cleared for Smaller Feeding and Decompression Tubes BELLEFONTE, PA – December 7, 2016 – Actuated Medical Inc. (AMI) received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Clearance on 3 additional TubeClear System Clearing Stem Models. This FDA clearance...read more
Actuated Medical's partnership with Penn State's College of nursing helped speed TubeClear to market and ensure clinician adoption. Janice Penrod, director of the Center for Nursing Research at Penn State’s College of Nursing commented, “It’s a perfect case of...read more
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Feeding tubes are used to deliver enteral nutrition to patients that are unable to ingest nutrients and medications orally and therefore are at risk of malnutrition and dehydration (1). Unfortunately, the long and narrow inner lumens of small bore feeding tubes used...read more
Small bore feeding tubes are used to provide essential nutrition and medication to patients at risk of malnutrition and dehydration due to an inability to ingest orally (1). Clogging is one of the most frequent mechanical complications of feeding tubes (2,3). Tubes...read more