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MIC-KEY* G Feeding Tubes

Fit for All Stages - From Pediatric, Teens, Through Adult

MIC-KEY* G Feeding Tube for Pediatrics, Teens & Adults:

  • Sits at skin level
  • Easy to conceal
  • Limited interference with clothing
  • Various sizes for pediatrics through adults
  • Helps patients to enjoy life to the fullest

"Cap It And Go" Enteral Feeding

Trust MIC-KEY* G Feeding Tubes for your patients and use the most studied low-profile enteral feeding gastrostomy tube available!

Our Balloon Retained G Tube: 

  • Is used by more clinicians for patients than any other brand1 
  • Is backed by the largest body of clinical evidence2
  • Has high patient satisfaction with low adverse events such as granulation

MIC-KEY* G Feeding Tubes Give Patients More Freedom & Mobility

The need for enteral feeding can be emotionally complex and limit patients’ lifestyle choices. Traditional feeding tubes may be difficult to conceal, visible through clothing and pose increased risk of snagging and removal – all of which can make patients limit their activities.

  • Sits at skin level
  • Easy to conceal
  • Limited interference with clothing
  • Various sizes for pediatrics through adults
  • Helps patients to enjoy life to the fullest 

Main Indications for Enteral Feeding for Mobile Infant, Teens & Adults 3,4,5,6

GASTROINTESTIONAL/MECHANICAL PROBLEMS:

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Chronic Renal Failure
  • Chronic Gastrointestinal Stenosis or Ileus
  • Congenital Abnormalities
  • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head/Neck Trauma
  • Reconstructive Facial Surgery
  • Premature Birth and/or Failure to Thrive (low weight for the child’s age)
  • Prolonged Coma
  • Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula

NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEMS:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Bulbar Palsy (Paralysis)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Stroke
  • Dementia
  • Intellectual Development Disorder (IDD)
  • Parkinson’s

OTHER:

  • AIDS Wasting
  • Burn Injury
  • Malnutrition
  • Organ Transplant/ Organ Failure
  • Perioperative Nutrition
  • Polytrauma
  • Wound Treatment

PATIENT & CAREGIVER RESOURCES

MIC-KEY* G Quick Start Guide
Aid patients and caregivers in proper use & care of their enteral feeding tube

MIC-KEY* G Patient Discharge Guide
Checklist to ensure successful enteral feeding once patients leave the medical setting

1. iData Research Inc., U.S. Market for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Devices, iDATA_USGI12_RPT, February 2012

2. Pubmed indexed, published in English for on-label use, searched March 2013

3. Löser Chr., et .al., ESPEN guidelines on artificial enteral nutrition-PEG. Clinical Nutrition, 2005, 24, pp 848-861.

4. Mosier M, et al, Early enteral nutrition in burns: compliance with guidelines and associated outcomes in a multicenter study. J Burn Care Res. 2011 Jan-Feb;32(1):104-9.

5. Weimann A, et al, ESPEN Guidelines on Enteral Nutrition: Surgery including organ transplantation. Clin Nutr. 2006 Apr;25(2):224-44.

6. MacLeod J BA et al, Prospective randomized control trial of intermittent versus continuous gastric feeds for critically ill trauma patients. J Trauma. 2007 Jul;63(1):57-61