G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tubeGG/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tubeG/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tubeEnglishGastrointestinal;OtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Abdomen;StomachDigestive systemProceduresAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-02-02T05:00:00ZTharini Paramananthan, RN, BScN, MScN;Silvana Oppedisano, MN, RN(EC)​​Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A Corflo G Tube is a type of feeding tube. Discover how to care for your child's tube and what to do if it's accidentally pulled out.</p><p>Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes) are feeding devices that provide liquid nutrition, medication and other fluids directly into the stomach. G tubes are placed through a surgical opening in your child's tummy (abdomen) called a stoma. The tunnel from the outside into the stomach is called the tract. A Corflo™ PEG G tube is one type of G tube.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul> <li>A Corflo PEG tube provides liquid nutrition, medication and other fluids directly into the stomach.</li><li>The tube will be placed by an interventional radiologist. Your child will be given a general anaesthetic before the tube insertion procedure.</li><li>The Corlock Corport Y-adaptor, attached to the end of your child's feeding tube, allows access for tube feeding, fluids, and medication administration. It can be changed if needed.</li><li>If your child's tube is accidentally pulled out, insert a Foley catheter and contact the G tube resource nurse.​​​​​​​​​​​​​</li></ul><h2>Inserting the Corflo™ G Tube</h2> <p>This Corflo G Tube is placed by an interventional radiologist using image guidance. There is a round bolster on the inside of the stomach that helps prevent the tube from being pulled out. A fixation device on the outside of the stomach helps prevent the tube from moving into the stomach. The fixation device will be either a T-bar/crossbar or a white elbow fixation.<br></p><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>For SickKids patients, to replace a Corflo G Tube, an appointment must be made in IGT. Contact the G tube resource nurse to schedule an appointment.</p><h3>G tube resource nurse contact info: </h3><p>Monday -Friday 8 am - 4 pm </p><p>Phone 416-813-7177 </p><p>Pager 416-377-1271 </p><p>g.tubenurse@sickkids.ca </p><p>On the weekend/afterhours, you may need to come to the Emergency Department for an alternate method of feed/fluids/medication administration. </p> ​​​​​
Sondes gastriques et gastrojéjunales : sonde gastrique pour gastrostomie endoscopique percutanée CorfloSSondes gastriques et gastrojéjunales : sonde gastrique pour gastrostomie endoscopique percutanée CorfloG/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG TubeFrenchGastrointestinal;OtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Abdomen;StomachDigestive systemProceduresAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-02-02T05:00:00ZTharini Paramananthan, RN, BScN, MScN;Silvana Oppedisano, MN, RN(EC)Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>La sonde gastrique pour gastrostomie endoscopique percutanée Corflo™ est un genre de sonde d’alimentation. Apprenez à entretenir la sonde de votre enfant et sachez ce qu’il faut faire si jamais elle se détache par accident.</p><p>Les sondes gastriques injectent les aliments (sous forme liquide), les médicaments et les autres liquides directement dans l’estomac. On les insère dans une incision chirurgicale pratiquée dans l’abdomen de votre enfant au moyen d’une opération appelée stomie. Le tunnel allant de la surface de la peau à l’intérieur de l’estomac se nomme le tube. La sonde gastrique pour gastrostomie endoscopique percutanée Corflo™ est un genre de sonde gastrique.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>La sonde gastrique Corflo™ injecte les aliments (sous forme liquide), les médicaments et les autres liquides directement dans l’estomac.</li><li>La sonde sera insérée par un radiologiste interventionnel. On donnera une anesthésie générale à votre enfant avant l’insertion.</li><li>Fixé à l’extrémité de la sonde d’alimentation de votre enfant, l’adaptateur en Y Corport Corlock® permet l’alimentation et l’administration de liquides et de médicaments par la sonde. Au besoin, on peut le remplacer.</li><li>Si la sonde gastrique de votre enfant se décroche accidentellement, insérez une sonde de Foley et faites appel aux services de l’infirmier-ressource.</li></ul><h2>Insertion de la sonde gastrique Corflo™</h2><p>Cette sonde gastrique Corflo™ est insérée par un radiologiste interventionnel au moyen du guidage par imagerie. Un disque placé à l’intérieur de l’estomac tient la sonde en place et un dispositif de fixation (en T ou transversal ou encore un dispositif cubital de couleur blanche) à l’extérieur l’empêche de glisser plus avant dans l’estomac.</p><h2>À l’hôpital SickKids</h2><p>Pour remplacer la sonde gastrique Corflo™, les patients de l’hôpital SickKids doivent demander à l’infirmier-ressource de prendre pour eux un rendez-vous avec la clinique de thérapie guidée par l’image.</p><h3>Coordonnées de l’infirmier-ressource :</h3><p>Du lundi au vendredi, de 8 h à 16 h</p><p>Téléphone : 416 813-7177</p><p>Téléavertisseur : 416 377-1271</p><p>g.tubenurse@sickkids.ca</p><p>La fin de semaine et après les heures d’ouverture, il est possible que l’enfant doive se rendre à l’urgence pour recevoir les aliments, les liquides et les médicaments dont il a besoin.</p>

 

 

G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tube2536.00000000000G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tubeG/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tubeGEnglishGastrointestinal;OtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Abdomen;StomachDigestive systemProceduresAdult (19+) CaregiversNA2018-02-02T05:00:00ZTharini Paramananthan, RN, BScN, MScN;Silvana Oppedisano, MN, RN(EC)​​Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>A Corflo G Tube is a type of feeding tube. Discover how to care for your child's tube and what to do if it's accidentally pulled out.</p><p>Gastrostomy tubes (G tubes) are feeding devices that provide liquid nutrition, medication and other fluids directly into the stomach. G tubes are placed through a surgical opening in your child's tummy (abdomen) called a stoma. The tunnel from the outside into the stomach is called the tract. A Corflo™ PEG G tube is one type of G tube.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul> <li>A Corflo PEG tube provides liquid nutrition, medication and other fluids directly into the stomach.</li><li>The tube will be placed by an interventional radiologist. Your child will be given a general anaesthetic before the tube insertion procedure.</li><li>The Corlock Corport Y-adaptor, attached to the end of your child's feeding tube, allows access for tube feeding, fluids, and medication administration. It can be changed if needed.</li><li>If your child's tube is accidentally pulled out, insert a Foley catheter and contact the G tube resource nurse.​​​​​​​​​​​​​</li></ul><h2>Caring for the Corflo G Tube</h2><p>Your child will not need a dressing over the stoma after the insertion of a Corflo PEG tube. However, the interventional radiologist may apply a small gauze on the site, if they think it is necessary. If there is no leaking or discharge, the gauze can be removed.</p><p>Follow these instructions to care for your child's G tube:</p><ul><li>Wash the stoma with soap and water daily, beginning 24 hours after the G tube is inserted.</li><li>Your child may not take baths or swim during the first 48 hours after tube insertion.</li><li>You may wish to secure the tube to the stomach with tape however, this is not necessary.</li><li>For the first two weeks after insertion, do not adjust the crossbar or elbow fixation device. Contact the G tube resource nurse if you have concerns about the placement of the cross bar or elbow fixation device.</li><li>After two weeks, the crossbar or the white elbow fixation device can be adjusted to sit at the stoma. If your child is still in hospital, a nurse can help you adjust the device. If your child is at home, please call the G tube resource nurse.</li><li>Your child may participate in their regular activities if they are feeling well and not experiencing severe pain or discomfort.</li><li>For any tube or stoma issues, including <a href="/En/HealthAZ/TestsAndTreatments/HomeHealthCare/Pages/G-and-GJ-tubes-common-skin-problems-related-to-feeding-tubes.aspx">infection, granulation tissue and leakage</a>, call the G tube resource nurse.</li></ul><h3>Corlock Corport Y-adaptor</h3><p>The Corflo G tube utilizes a Y-adaptor. The Corlock Corport Y-adaptor allows access for tube feeding, fluids, and medication administration. The Y-adaptor is attached to the end of your child's feeding tube, and can be changed if needed (i.e. broken).</p><p>To change your child's Y-adaptor, follow these instructions:</p><ul><li>Clamp the tube in order to prevent the stomach content from spilling out</li><li>Untwist skirt from Y-adaptor<br></li><li>Remove the Y-adaptor</li><li>Wipe end of tube</li><li>Put tube through narrow end of skirt</li><li>Twist and push skirt on until stop is reached</li></ul> <h2>What to do if your child's G tube is accidentally pulled out</h2><p>Although it is very unlikely, your child's G tube may be accidentally pulled out. To learn what to do if your child's G tube is accidentally pulled out, please see the article "<a>What to do if your child's feeding tube is pulled out</a>."<br></p><h2>Replacing the G tube</h2> <p>To replace the dislodged, broken, or blocked tube, or to exchange it for a <a>low-profile Mic- Key button </a>:</p><ul><li>Contact the G tube resource nurse to make an appointment for the tube replacement or exchange.</li><li>A general anesthetic or sedation may be needed to remove a blocked or broken Corflo G tube or to exchange to a Mic-Key button.</li><li>Your child's Corflo tube can be exchanged for a Mic-Key three months after the primary insertion date.</li></ul><h2>Inserting the Corflo™ G Tube</h2> <p>This Corflo G Tube is placed by an interventional radiologist using image guidance. There is a round bolster on the inside of the stomach that helps prevent the tube from being pulled out. A fixation device on the outside of the stomach helps prevent the tube from moving into the stomach. The fixation device will be either a T-bar/crossbar or a white elbow fixation.<br></p><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>For SickKids patients, to replace a Corflo G Tube, an appointment must be made in IGT. Contact the G tube resource nurse to schedule an appointment.</p><h3>G tube resource nurse contact info: </h3><p>Monday -Friday 8 am - 4 pm </p><p>Phone 416-813-7177 </p><p>Pager 416-377-1271 </p><p>g.tubenurse@sickkids.ca </p><p>On the weekend/afterhours, you may need to come to the Emergency Department for an alternate method of feed/fluids/medication administration. </p> ​​​​​G/GJ tubes: Corflo PEG tube

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