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Feeding Tube "French" Sizes Explained


Gastrostomy feeding tubes or G-tubes of different sizes
G-Tubes of various French sizes

Learn About The Feeding Tube French Size Scale:


Whether or not you're on a blended diet for your tube feeding, it's good to know and understand feeding tube sizes. If you are using blenderized tube feeding or are thinking about using blenderized tube feeding, it may interest you to know that a 14 French tube size is generally considered the minimum size to be sure that blended food will flow easily through the tube. In the video below, the French scale for feeding tube sizing is explained and considerations for blenderized tube feeding are shared:



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the bangalore
the bangalore
6月04日
いいね!

D. K.
D. K.
5月26日

It took us months to decide what size to choose. ashley spiritual meaning

いいね!

ゲスト
2023年10月06日

I still don't know how to determine what size feeding tube I have. It would've been helpful if she'd shown the most common tubes (rather than the odd ones) and told us the French size of each.

いいね!

ゲスト
2023年3月01日

Does the FR rating size also include the actual portal entrance in to the balloon button and not just the tube?

いいね!
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