Kendall Argyle Indwell Feeding Tube is manufactured under the name Argyle Indwell as a Covidien to serve as a gastrostomy tube or G tube. This Feeding Tube is constructed with polyurethane. It’s construction allows for thermo sensitivity to the patient and quickly warms to body temperature. At body temperature, the feeding tube softens to provide greater patient comfort and adaptation to placement of the tube. At room temperature, the Argyle Indwell Feeding Tube is stiff to allow ease of placement. Stronger than PVC or silicone, the polyurethane construction allows for a much thinner wall, providing a larger inner diameter for increase flow rates. The increased diameter also reduces clogging when properly maintained. Vitaity Medical also carries the Argyle Connecting Tubes.
Kendall Argyle Indwell Feeding Tube Features & Benefits
- Thermo-sensitive, polyurethane material is stiffer out of the package and softens up to 40% when warmed to body temperature. It then remains flexible for prolonged use.
- Transparent thus allowing clinician to see the color, consistency and clogs of fluid.
- Colored, x-ray opaque Sentinel Line with Sentinel Eye tubing.
- Proximal end accepts male luer connector and allows for universal connection with feeding adapters.
- Attached cap to cover proximal end; cap can be closed during periods of nonuse or transport.
Kendall Argyle Indwell Feeding Tube Specifications
- Kendall Argyle Indwell Feeding Tube Product Numbers: 8888261355, 8888261420, 8888261412, 8888261420, 8888261438, 8888261503, 8888461042, 8888261701, 8888261800, 8888461420.
- Width Options: 3.5 French, 5 French, 6.5 French, 8 French, 10 French
- Length Options: 12 Inch, 20 Inch, 36 Inch, 42 Inch
- Patient Options: Adult and Pediatric.
- Construction: Polyurethane
- Manufacturer: Covidien.
- Brand: Kendall
- HCPCS code: B4082
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