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English translation: small bar attached to the part of the PET tube next to the skin to hold it in place

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23:35 Oct 29, 2007
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Medical - Medical (general) / surgery-PEG-aftercare
English term or phrase: bolster/T bar
It's a text about Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy. Within the aftercare instructions stands the following: "Dry around the PEG tube site and under the bolster/T bar after bathing".
Could someone describe what the bolster/T bar is?
Thank you in advance!
Danae Ferri
Norway
Local time: 13:53
English translation:small bar attached to the part of the PET tube next to the skin to hold it in place
Explanation:
It's a small bar attached to the part of the PET tube next to the skin to hold it in place. The bolster/bar and the tube form a shape of "T", that is so called "T bar". Please see here:
http://www.rileypediatricsurgery.com/Gastrostomy.htm
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Yang Min
Local time: 19:53
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bolster/t bar
small bar attached to the part of the PET tube next to the skin to hold it in place


Explanation:
It's a small bar attached to the part of the PET tube next to the skin to hold it in place. The bolster/bar and the tube form a shape of "T", that is so called "T bar". Please see here:
http://www.rileypediatricsurgery.com/Gastrostomy.htm

Yang Min
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