One community hospital replaced an average of 22 long-term feeding tubes per month.*
Most of the feeding tubes required replacement because they were clogged or dislodged.*
* Shipley, K., Gallo, A., Fields, W. Is Your Feeding Tube Clogged? Maintenance of Gastrostomy and Gastrojejunostomy Tubes. Medsurge Nursing. 2016; 25(4): 224-228.