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Apparatus and method for relieving gastric pressure during enteral feeding


, : Apparatus and method for relieving gastric pressure during enteral feeding. Official Gazette of the United States Patent & Trademark Office Patents 1264(3), Nov 19

A gastric pressure relief apparatus for incorporation within an enteral feeding system, including an enteral feeding container, an administrative tube and an enteral feeding tube. The apparatus comprises a gas and liquid-receiving reservoir with a gas vent to ambient atmosphere, a length of tube secured to the reservoir at one end and joined to the enteral feeding tube at another end and connector means for joining the administrative tube to the length of tube to be oriented at a point below that of an enterally-fed patient's stomach. The length of tube includes volumetric indicia to allow for measurement of refluxed fluid and subsequent adjustment of fluid administration.

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