Ventilation tubes

Ventilation tubes are operated into the ear drum. Ventilation disorders in the middle ear should thus be regulated and the draining of any secretion present from the tympanic cavity made possible.

The most important distinguishing feature of the types available is the duration that the tubes can be used for.

There are three categories to differentiate between:

1. Short-term tubes: ca. 1-6 months
2. Middle-term tubes: ca. 6-12 months
3. Long-term tubes: ca. 12 months and longer

Today, there is a wide range of different models in various materials. It is not easy for the user to make a choice, particularly as many types are very similar. Personal experience and preferences play an important role in the decision making process. At SPIGGLE & THEIS you will find the ventilation tubes that you are looking for.

Characteristics of SPIGGLE & THEIS ventilation tubes

  • Excellent biocompatibility and stability
  • Manufactured to the highest quality standards
  • Excellent drainage and ventilation results
  • Single, sterile packaging

Material description of SPIGGLE & THEIS ventilation tubes


  • Lumens and flanges are micro-polished to prevent sticking with the secretions of the middle ear
  • Excellent biocompatibility and stability
  • Especially lightweight


  • Special material properties prevent fast closure of the tube
  • Very good biocompatibility


  • Soft material that can be easily shortened if necessary
  • Very good biocompatibility
If you cannot find your model of preference, or if you have any questions, we will be happy to provide further assistance.

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