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The TubeClear System – Clinical Study of Mechanical Enteral Tube Declogging in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Robert Buckley RN, CCMSteve Heisa, RN August 2021NeuroRestorative, Riverton, Utah Introduction The use of enteral feeding tubes has greatly enhanced delivery of nutrition, fluids and medications in the clinical setting. Despite the benefits, some of these enteral feeding devices are prone to clogging. These clogs are often related to delivery of...

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2022 SAGES Next Big Thing Podium Presentation

Novel accessory designed to facilitate complex endoscopic mucosal resectionEric M Pauli MD, Joshua S Winder MD, Vamsi V Alli MDPenn State College of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.Objective The GripTract-GI endoscopic tissue manipulator (Figure 1) is a novel cap-based endoscopic accessory designed to facilitate complex...

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Past Entries

Startup with Tissue Deformation Problem

The Challenge Two physicians came to us with a robotic medical device. They described that their needle was having a targeting issue that they believed our intelligent tissue deformation expertise may be able to solve. Our Approach We began working with the startup...

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Physician’s Patent to 510(k) Submission

The Challenge A ER physician came to Actuated with a patent for a device. The physician had a full-time job, and no time to develop his device. He said to us, “Can you take this product from concept to FDA submission?” Our Approach Actuated Medical’s engineering team...

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MedTech Executive with a Clinical Idea

The ChallengeOn his first visit to Actuated Medical, Paul Frankhouser, a former executive vice president of Arrow International, said: “You know where you need to use your technology? Feeding tube cleaning. There is nothing on the market that reliably clears clogged...

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