Did you know…?

In one study of Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) patients, feeding tube dysfunction (including clogging) was the most common complication requiring intervention by a healthcare provider.[1]

The study found that 25% of HEN patients experienced a clogged feeding tube.[1]


  1. Crosby, J. and Duerksen, D.R. (2007), A Prospective Study of Tube‐ and Feeding‐Related Complications in Patients Receiving Long‐Term Home Enteral Nutrition. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 31: 274-277. doi:10.1177/0148607107031004274