TYPES

1. Levin-Single-Lumen Stomach tube
      • used to remove stomach content or providing tube feeding

2. Salem Sump - double- Lumen Stomach Tube
      • most frequently used tube for decompression with suction

3. Sengstaken- Blakemore- triple-Lumen gastric tube
    • with inflatable esophagus ballon, stomach balloon, gastric suction lumen used for treatment of bleeding esophageal varices

4.Keofeed/Dobhoff
     • soft silicone rubber, medium-length tube used for long- term feedings, placement verified by X-RAY, takes 24hrs to pass from stomach into intestines; lay on right side to facilitate passage

5. Cantor- single-lumen tube 
    • with mercury-filled balloon and suction port

6. Miller- Abbott- double- Lumen tube
    • with mercury- filled balloon and suction 

7. Harris- Single- Lumen Tube
   • with mercury- filled balloon and suction port

TYPES

1. Levin-Single-Lumen Stomach tube
• used to remove stomach content or providing tube feeding

2. Salem Sump - double- Lumen Stomach Tube
• most frequently used tube for decompression with suction

3. Sengstaken- Blakemore- triple-Lumen gastric tube
• with inflatable esophagus ballon, stomach balloon, gastric suction lumen used for treatment of bleeding esophageal varices

4.Keofeed/Dobhoff
• soft silicone rubber, medium-length tube used for long- term feedings, placement verified by X-RAY, takes 24hrs to pass from stomach into intestines; lay on right side to facilitate passage

5. Cantor- single-lumen tube
• with mercury-filled balloon and suction port

6. Miller- Abbott- double- Lumen tube
• with mercury- filled balloon and suction

7. Harris- Single- Lumen Tube
• with mercury- filled balloon and suction port



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