The system uses liquid (water) under pressure to clean the inside of the pouch and exposed surfaces of the stoma. The pouch has a manifold built into the top interior to disperse the water, under pressure, to totally cleanse the interior of the pouch and the exposed stoma area.
The water feed system is a one-time purchase for your home, to be used with replacement pouches purchased as needed. The system can also be utilized away from your home, utilizing a water and/or squeeze bottle to clean the pouch when on-the-go.
The procedure should take approximately 30 seconds to 3 minutes. There are a variety of steps that can be taken to improve efficiency of cleaning such as pinching off the pouch drain using two fingers to let water accumulate in the pouch and then letting go to get a volume release.
Largely, this is a personal choice. Output also depends on the individual and their eating habits and their type of ostomy. However, the inventor of the pouch cleans the pouch between 10-12 times a day. The objective of the system and pouch is to permit fast, efficient, and hygienic cleaning of the pouch. Since it also cleans the exposed body skin, it prevents the skin around your stoma from becoming irritated.
The Hydrocolloid Skin Barrier is designed to provide advanced secure attachment to the skin and will provide a protective barrier between the skin and pouch that is friendly to sensitive skin patient
Yes. Please call, or request information, in order to begin the process of having your pouches ordered and processed under private insurance or Medicare.
Yes, simply open the top manifold in an appropriate place to release built-up gas.
A squeeze bottle like this, link: https://www.amazon.com/7-pack-Plastic-Squeeze-Condiment-Bottles/dp/B01HAWNA5M/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1546548480&sr=8-5&keywords=squeeze+bottles+for+sauces, works very well to flush out the pouch while on-the-go.
No. The system can be installed by any person with minimal mechanical skills. Here is a link to step-by-step instructions for installation.