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Blom-Singer® Adjustable Bi-Flanged Fistula Prosthesis

Blom-Singer Adjustable Bi-Flanged Fistula Prosthesis

Designed by Eric D. Blom, Ph.D., the Blom-Singer® Adjustable Bi-Flanged Fistula Prosthesis is made from medical grade silicone and is designed to reduce leakage of saliva, food and drink around a Hypopharyngeal Fistula. The prostheses come in three sizes, 25mm, 38mm, and 50mm, ensuring a proper fit.

MANAGEMENT OF THE HYPOPHARYNGEAL FISTULA

  • May maintain a dry fistula tract
  • May reduce leakage of saliva, food and drink
  • NPO Instructions may be alleviated
  • May allow eating by mouth, possibly avoiding/reducing enteral/ parenteral nutrition
  • Potential for post-laryngectomy speech with TEP

PROMOTES COST SAVINGS

  • Insertion & Removal Catheter (I&R) provided
  • Can be placed in-office or operating room (choice in anesthesia protocol/ necessity)
  • Anesthesia and facility cost may be reduced

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE OFFERING?

  • Insertion & Removal Catheter (I&R) provided with the 25mm and 38mm prosthesis
  • The 50mm Adjustable Bi-Flanged Fistula Prosthesis does not require the (I&R) catheter

IS IT STERILE?

Yes.

SHELF LIFE?

3-year shelf life from date of manufacture.

CAN THIS DEVICE BE REPROCESSED FOR MULTI-PATIENT USE?

No, single patient use only

The Blom-Singer® Fistula Prosthesis Placement & Function

Fistula Prosthesis Placement & Function

MATERIALS

FLANGES

  • Soft, flexible
  • Medical grade silicone
  • Translucent to allow fistula tract visualization

BEADED STEM

  • Medical grade silicone, radiopaque
  • Elastomeric (stretchable)
  • Locking loop prevents flange movement

The Blom-Singer® Fistula Prosthesis Insertion & Removal (I&R) Catheter

Fistula Prosthesis Insertion & Removal (I&R) Catheter
  • Material: Semi-rigid thermoplastic polyurethane
  • For insertion and removal with these sizes only, 25mm and 38mm prosthesis
  • 8 Fr. catheter diameter gradually increasing to 11 Fr. in the keyhole end
  • Designed for non-surgical insertion and removal of the fistula prostheses in the office or operating room
  • Sterile , 3-year shelf life
  • Single-use, disposable

ORDERING INFORMATION

Call InHealth Technologies Customer Service, 800.477.5969, and provide the REF number(s) below or click here to order online.

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