Surgical Tubes used in Surgery

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Salem Sump Tube

Other Name/Brand name

  • Gastro-Duodenal Dual Flow Tube
  • Irrigation Tube

Dual flow type tube used to prevent the accumulation of gastric secretions and pneumonia.
Double lumen tube and perfect length provide air vent when the stomach evacuate the wastes like

Accumulated liquid

Air or small particulate matter.
The distal end coned with ten lateral eyes.
The radio-opaque tube marked at 45, 55, 65 and 75 m from the tip for accurate placement.
The proximal end provided with Universal Funnel Connector along with Double Taper connector for easy extension.
Sterile, Individually packed in the peelable pack.
12 FG White
14 FG Green
16 FG Orange
18 FG Red
20 FG Yellow

Levin’s Tube/Stomach Tube

Levin’s tube is used for Gastrointestinal drainage.
Manufactured from non-toxic, medical grade PVC compound.
The distal end is coned with four lateral eyes for efficient drainage.
The tube is marked at 45, 55, 65 and 75cm from the distal end for accurate placement into the abdomen.
The radio-opaque line provided throughout the tube for checking the position of the catheter radiologically.
The proximal end is provided with Universal Funnel connector for easy extension.
Sterile, Individually packed in a peelable pack.

6 FG
8 FG
10 FG
12 FG
14 FG
16 FG
18 FG
20 FG

Nelaton Catheters – Male

Used for bladder catheterization through the urethra. Made from non-toxic, non-irritant, medical grade PVC compound with the radio-opaque line. Distal end with 2 lateral eyes for maximum drainage & proximal end with funnel shape connector for easy connection to the urine bag.
Sterile, Individually packed in the peelable blister pack.

Item Code Size Color Code
6M 6 FG Green
8M 8 FG Blue
10M 10 FG Black
12M 12 FG White
14M 14 FG Green
16M 16 FG Orange
18M 18 FG Red
20M 20 FG Yellow

Nelaton Catheters – Female

Used for bladder catheterization through the urethra. Made from non-toxic, non-irritant, medical grade PVC compound with a radio-opaque line. Distal end with 2 lateral eyes for maximum drainage & proximal end with funnel shape connector for easy connection to the urine bag.
Sterile, Individually packed in a peelable blister pack.
6 FG Green
8 FG Blue
10 FG Black
12 FG White
14 FG Green
16 FG Orange
18 FG
20 FG

Male External Catheter
Used for Urine incontinence in male patients. Made from natural latex rubber.
Sterile, Individually packed in a peelable pouch pack

Umbilical Catheter

Used to access the umbilical vessels of pre-mature infants or newly born babies.
Manufactured from-toxic, medical grade PVC.
The radio-opaque line provided throughout the tube for checking the position of the catheter radiologically.
Marking provided at every cm to ascertain the depth of insertion.
The proximal end of the catheter provided with a Luer Female connector for easy connection to the I.V. Therapy equipment.
Sterile, individually packed in peelable pouch pack.

4 FG
5 FG
6 FG
8 FG

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