Fenestrated Tracheostomy Cannula for Adults

Code: CTAF9


It provides a secondary airway; also, it has fenestrae in its greater curvature, to facilitate phonation whenever this is possible. It possesses variable lengths for different applications.

The Stening CTAF9 cannula is also provided in lengths of 60 mm to 110 mm that enable it to be used in lesions situated quite far from the precarinal trachea.

  • Permanent tracheostomy with possible phonation.
  • Tracheostomy with laryngeal recovery.
  • All the ones for tracheostomy.
  • As a tutor, in remote tracheal lesions, precarinal of other aetiologies.

CTAF9 Medidas

  • The cannulas are introduced directly through the tracheostomy orifice.
  • When a cannula is replaced, the skin should be sanitized with antiseptic solution.
  • Optionally a gel lubricant can be used to facilitate the introduction manoeuvre.
  • The pavilion of the cannula is fixed around the neck with the bandage provided. Do not apply excessive tension when knotting it.
  • Ask the assistant to insert the little finger under the bandage before adjusting it. This will give you an appropriate tension for a comfortable use.
  • Put a gauze between the pavilion and the neck skin.
  • Change the gauze interposed between the pavilion of the cannula and the skin, at least once a day.
  • Sanitize the skin with an antiseptic solution.
  • In case of an unwanted increase of bronchial secretions or its viscosity, drink abundant water, make frequent nebulisations and use an aspiration system to remove the secretions through the cannula.
  • Consult your physician.

The product should not be reused because this can cause cross contamination.