Ventilation Tubes

  • All products are sterile, single-use unless otherwise noted
  • Ventilation Tube Dimensions in millimeters

Order in quantities of 6 tubes or 50 tubes per package.

  • 01 (tube per package/6 sterile packages per dispenser box)
  • 50 (packages per dispenser box)

 

*PLEASE INDICATE A SUFFIX FOR EACH ORDER.

Measurements are listed in millimeters (schematic example and KEY below). All ventilation tube dimensions are approximate and subject to manufacturing variances.

Armstrong Beveled Straight Shank
The angle of the beveled inner flange corresponds to the angle of the tympanic membrane for easier insertion, resistance to premature extrusion, and visibility through the lumen. Sterile. Single-use.

Armstrong Beveled Straight ShankProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0500-*—-S / BL1.142.67.0
VT-0501-*—-FP / BL1.142.67.5
VT-0502-*—-PE / BL1.142.67.0

Armstrong Grommet
Beveled inner flange corresponds to the angle of the tympanic membrane for easier insertion, extrusion resistance, and visibility through the lumen. Outer flange adds security. Sterile. Single-use.

Armstrong GrommetProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0503-*—-FP / BL1.142.52.41.04.0
VT-0507-*w/WireFP / BL1.142.52.41.04.0
VT-0509-*—-PE / BL1.092.52.51.04.3

Modified Armstrong Grommet
Modified angle facilitates insertion into the myringotomy. Sterile. Single-use.

Modified Armstrong GrommetProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0508-*—-FP / BL1.143.072.591.293.07

Baxter Bevel Button
The beveled shape resists occlusion and clears easily. It permits improved visibility through the lumen. The smaller models are especially useful for small ear canal or pediatric applications. Sterile. Single-use.

Baxter Bevel ButtonProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0602-*FP / W1.2733.02.2
VT-0603-*MiniFP / W0.892.32.31.6
VT-0606-*S / BL1.272.621.272.08
VT-0607-*MiniS / BL0.892.32.31.6
VT-0612-50FP / BL1.273.03.02.2

Bevel Bobbin
Combining the best features of the Baxter Bevel Button and the Reuter Bobbin, the beveled shape resists occlusion and clears easily. Sterile. Single-use.

Bevel BobbinProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0608-*—-FP / W1.142.792.790.661.75

Collar Button (Shehy Style)
Available in fluoroplastic, silicone or titanium, with or without wire, and two inner lumen diameters. These large inner diameter models offer increased drainage and ventilation. Similar to Reuter Bobbin without holes. Sterile. Single-use.

Collar ButtonProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-1000-*w / wireFP / W1.272.92.91.42.1
VT-1001-*—-FP / W1.272.92.91.42.1
VT-1002-*—-S / BL1.272.842.841.432.0
VT-1011-50—-FP / BL1.272.92.91.42.1
VT-1030-*—-TT1.272.92.91.422.03
VT-1031-*—-TT1.272.92.91.42.0
VT-1034-*w/WireTT1.52.92.91.422.03
VT-1035-*—-TT1.52.92.91.42.0

Donaldson
The large lumen offers good ventilation and the dual flange design resists migration and extrusion. Available with a tab for insertion and removal convenience. Sterile. Single-use.

DonaldsonProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0100-*—-S / BL1.142.42.40.82.2
VT-0101-*w / tabFP / W1.272.92.91.42.
VT-0102-*—-FT / W1.142.842.841.432.0

Feuerstein Split
The split tube is designed for improved resistance to both extrusion and migration. The smaller inner flange offers easier insertion in small incisions. Sterile. Single-use.

Feuerstein SplitProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0904-*—-FP / W1.142.212.0

Mini-Grommet
Dimensioned for pediatric, small ear canal, and tortuous ear canal applications. Mini-Grommet tubes are precision-machined from lightweight, certified titanium. Sterile. Single-use.

Mini-GrommetProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-1425-*—-TT0.761.51.51.01.5

Mini-Tef
Dimensioned for pediatric, small ear canal, and tortuous ear canal applications. Mini-Tef tubes are constructed of white fluoroplastic and feature a larger diameter inner flange. Sterile. Single-use.

Mini-TefProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-1602-*—-FP / W0.892.01.61.01.5

Paparella
Available in two inner lumen and flange sizes (Types I and II), the notched inner flange is designed for a “twist-in” insertion in a smaller incision. Sterile. Single-use.

PaparellaProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0300-*Type IS / BL1.142.42.11.12.2
VT-0301-*Type IIS / BL1.424.42.71.12.2

Pope Beveled Grommet
The angle and style of the flanges permit passage of the tubes through smaller speculums. The angled flanges offer improved direct visibility through the tube lumen. Sterile. Single-use.

Pope Beveled GrommetProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-1504-*—-PE / BL1.142.62.61.11.7

Reuter Bobbin with Holes
The larger flange diameters encourage longer-term retention. The design is available with and without wire in a variety of materials and lumen diameters. Sterile. Single-use.

Reuter Bobbin with HolesProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-1200-*w / wireSS1.02.82.81.01.4
VT-1201-*—-SS1.02.82.81.01.4
VT-1202-*—-FP / W1.02.82.81.01.5
VT-1205-*—-SS1.142.82.81.01.4
VT-1221-*—-TT1.02.82.81.01.4
VT-1223-*TT1.142.82.81.01.4
VT-1225-*—-TT1.272.82.81.01.4

Reuter Bobbin without Holes
The larger flange diameters encourage longer-term retention. The short flange model is designed to pass through smaller speculums. Available in three-lumen diameters. The design is similar to Collar Button design. Sterile. Single-use.

Reuter Bobbin w/out HolesProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-1203-*—-FP / W1.02.82.81.01.5
VT-1204-*—-FP / W1.142.82.81.01.5
VT-1207-*—-FP / W1.02.592.590.971.3
VT-1214-*—-FP / BL1.142.82.81.01.5
VT-1230-*—-TT1.022.840.080.991.45
VT-1231-*—-TT1.142.82.81.01.4
VT-1232-*—-TT1.272.82.81.01.4

Shah
The tab on the outer flange facilitates insertion and better resists extrusion. Sterile. Single-use.

ShahProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0802-*w / tabFP / W1.142.42.42.5
VT-0803-*w / wireFP / W1.142.42.42.5
VT-0804-*FP / W1.142.42.42.5
VT-0805-*mini w/ wireFP / W0.762.491.681.052.0
VT-0806-*PE / BL1.022.42.40.0562.18

Shepard
Ease of insertion with forceps or a tube inserter has led to this design’s popularity. Available in silicone with a tab or in fluoroplastic with and without wire. Sterile. Single-use.

ShepardProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0200-*w / tabS / BL1.02.42.41.62.4
VT-0201-*w / wireFP / W1.142.42.41.62.4
VT-0202-*—-FP / W1.142.42.41.62.4
VT-0203-*w / wireFP / W1.02.42.41.62.4
VT-0204-*—-FP / W1.02.42.41.62.4
VT-0205-*wrapped wireFP / W1.142.42.41.62.4
VT-0206-*wrapped wireFP / W1.02.42.41.62.4
VT-0212-50—-FP / BL1.142.42.41.62.4

Shepard with Tail

Popular for its ease of insertion with forceps or a tube inserter, Sterile. Single-use.

Shepard with TailProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0207-*—-PE / BL1.022.342.340.0582.11

Spooner
A straight shank design, this tube is constructed of blue polyethylene for smooth surface characteristics and reduced likelihood of clogging. It may be trimmed to length. Sterile. Single-use.

SpoonerProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0910-*—-PE / BL1.192.67.3

Straight Shank
Smaller inner flange facilitates insertion in a smaller incision. May be cut to length. Longer shaft lengths may help resist water migration into the middle ear. Sterile. Single-use.

Straight ShankProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0900-*—-FP / W1.142.212
VT-0901-*—-FP / W1.142.27.0
VT-0902-*—-FP / W0.892.212
VT-0903-*—-FP / W0.892.27.0

T-Tube
Most often used for longer-term ventilation, the flexible flanges permit insertion through a smaller incision, stable positioning in the tympanic membrane, and easy removal. Sterile. Single-use.

T-TubeProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0400-*—-S / BL1.149.812
VT-0401-*—-S / BL1.147.94.8
VT-0406-*—-S / BL1.144.14.8
VT-0407-*—-S / BL1.145.68.0

T-Tube SuperSoft
Most often used for longer-term ventilation, the flexible flanges permit insertion through a smaller incision, stable positioning in the tympanic membrane, and easy removal. Sterile. Single-use.

T-Tube SuperSoftProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0409-*—-S / BL1.149.812.0
VT-0410-*—-S / BL1.145.68.0

Grommet T-Tube
Retaining the advantages of the conventional T-tubes, this larger-lumen design adds a butterfly-shaped grommet with integral tab for ease of insertion and removal. Sterile. Single-use.

Grommet T-TubeProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0403-*—-S / BL1.276.43.82.43.5

Touma T-Tube

This compact length, longer-term design features flat T-type inner flanges and an outer grommet with integral tab for ease of insertion and removal. Sterile. Single-use.

Touma T-TubeProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0405-*—-S / BL1.145.82.41.32.1

Touma II T-Tube

The wide-funnel-shaped outer lumen is designed to reduce clogging, increase visibility and provide better drainage. In addition, the flat inner wings are designed to minimize premature extrusion, provide more secure anchoring and reduce permanent perforations. Sterile. Single-use.

Touma II T-TubeProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0408-*—-S / BL1.125.02.590.632.08

Umbrella
Available in two lumen and flange sizes (Types I and II), the inner flange collapses during insertion through a smaller incision and inverts for convenient removal. Sterile. Single-use.

UmbrellaProduct No.FeatureMaterialABCDE
VT-0700-*Type IS / BL1.02.32.30.83.2
VT-0701-*Type IIS / BL1.54.83.20.83.2
VT-0702-01Type I w / wireS / BL1.02.32.30.83.2

T-Tube Inserter
Facilitates rapid insertion of any length T-Tube. Special push-pin stored in the handle aids in loading T-Tubes.

T-Tube InserterProduct No.DescriptionUnit / Box
13-31-40Non-sterile, reusable.1