Assisting Objects for Drinking Via Stomach PEG

Introduction: Assisting Objects for Drinking Via Stomach PEG

Our partner Elad has a familial dysautonomia which prevents him from drinking oral water, so he drinks through a peg in his stomach.

Elad drinking with with a syringe, tube and water bottle. He is having trouble pouring water into the syringe, so we developed the following products :

1. Syringe Funnel - To help him to avoid from water spills on the floor

2. Bottle handle - To make it easier to hold the bottle

Step 1: Funnel

1. Funnel - 3D SLS printing

The 3D file is attached to this document.

Recommended settings:

Print with material Foodgrade - Our product was printed with 2200PA ( Medical and food standard )

2. Sealing ring

Step 1 : print the handle

Step 2 : insertion of the sealing rubber band to the syringe

Step 3 : insert the syringe into the funnel and rotate it

Step 2: Handle

The 3D file is attached to this document.
1. Handle - 3D PLA printing

2. Silicone strips

3. Hook & Loop pieces

Step 1 : printing the handle

Recommended settings:
Print in ABS/PLA
100% infil

Step 2 : Cut the silicone straps in 35 mm
and threading the straps in the handle

Step 3 : Sewing the Hook & Loop pieces at the edges of the straps

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    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    1 year ago

    That's a wonderful idea to make something to help him :)