Ventilation Tubes

Sheppard Medical is a trusted manufacturer and distributor of surgical products, supplying high quality and leading design surgical-products used by most Ear, Nose and Throat professionals, and Gynaecologists.


Donaldson Grommet (Silicone)

Popular ventilation tube due to its straightforward design which resists extrusion. Silicone material offers elasticity for easy insertion. Available with or without integral tab.

Dumbell

Popular ventilation tube due to its straightforward design which resists extrusion. Silicone material offers elasticity for easy insertion. Available with or without integral tab.

Grommet Armstrong

Made of blue polyethylene for ease of insertion and removal. Beveled inner flange is angled to fit the tympanic membrane and resist premature extrusion. Original Armstrong, Plain End Type and Grommet Types with outer flange are available, which helps prevent migration into middle ear. For long-term ventilation.

Paparella Major
Paparella Major

Unique design of notched inner flange facilitates insertion through simple "twist-in" movement. Very stable for long-term implantation. Integral tab for removal with forceps. Available in Paparella Major and Paparella Minor.

Paparella Minor

Unique design of notched inner flange facilitates insertion through simple "twist-in" movement. Very stable for long-term implantation. Integral tab for removal with forceps. Available in Paparella Major and Paparella Minor.

Reuter Bobbins (Fluroplastic)

Proven long-term design with excellent history of providing extended duration of middle ear ventilation compared to standard short-term tubes.

Sheppard Shah Vent

Similar to Sheppard design with extended tab or wire on outer flange to facilitate insertion. Addition of "Shoehorn"/elongated tongue on inner flange allows smaller incision and easier insertion and helps prevent early extrusion.

3
Sheppard Ventilation Tubes (Fluroplastic)

Classic popular grommet design for easy insertion, adequate ventilation and short term duration. Available in Fluoroplastic.

2
Sheppard Ventilation Tubes (Titanium)

Classic popular grommet design for easy insertion, adequate ventilation and short term duration. Available in Titanium.

1
T-Tube

Proven to be the most popular long-term tube. The T-flange and long shaft design keep the tube firmly positioned giving the surgeon complete control over length of ventilation time. The silicone material allows soft flanges to collapse easily for introduction through a very small incision and safe and comfortable removal at any time.

2
Umbra Major

Classic popular grommet design for easy insertion, adequate ventilation and short term duration.

1
Umbra Minor

Classic popular grommet design for easy insertion, adequate ventilation and short term duration.