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2015

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Gastropexy Device [Funada-style Loop Gastropexy Device II]
Business Owner
CREATEMEDIC CO., LTD.
Category
Medical equipment and facilities
Company
FUNADA SURGICAL & MEDICAL CLINIC (Japan)
CREATEMEDIC CO., LTD (Japan)
Award Number
15G070688
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2015

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Outline

Funada-style Loop Gastropexy Device Ⅱ is a medical device for gastrostomy.Gastrostomy is the surgery making a tunnel from skin to stomach using endoscope for feed nutrition to patient directly. Gastrostomy has less complications such as pneumonia, compared to the nasal feeding tube, and also have the advantage of less pain for patient and caregiver burden.Rehabilitation and vocalization training is easy. It has a design and function that can be intuitively used safely in a short time without special training and technic if you are doctor. This device is used in 41% of the gastrostomy in Japan.

Producer

Masaki Funada, MD., PhD, Chief Director, FUNADA SURGICAL & MEDICAL CLINIC

Director

Naoki Kobayashi, CREATEMEDIC CO., LTD.

Designer

Masaki Funada, MD., PhD, Chief Director, FUNADA SURGICAL & MEDICAL CLINIC

More information

http://www.ihekikoteigu.com/

Already on the market
2010/8
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