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Introducing the Blom-Singer Adjustable Bi-Flanged Fistula Prosthesis for the management of hypopharyngeal fistulae

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 through a Hypopharyngeal Fistula. The Prostheses come in (3) diameters, 25mm, 38mm, and 50mm, promoting accuracy of fit.

  • Suitable for placement in office or O.R.
  • Insertion & Removal Catheter provided with the 25mm and 38mm Prosthesis

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 O.R. (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.

MATERIALS

FLANGES

  • Flexible
  • Medical grade silicone
  • Translucent to allow Fistula tract visualization

BEADED STEM

  • Medical grade silicone, radiopaque


  • 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 O.R.
  • 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.