Irrigation creates security and freedom for people with a sigmoid colostomy, enabling a regular, controlled bowel movement.
The Alterna irrigation set is designed to provide the basic components necessary to perform simple and safe irrigation.
- Easy to use system is secure and comfortable. Total time for irrigation is approximately 30 minutes
- Water bag with built-in thermometer, a green light reading indicates correct water temperature
- Paddle wheel that is integrated with the regulator, to give visual assurance that water is entering the colon.
The set is supplied in a handy toilet bag and includes:
- 1 water bag
- 1 colo tip
- 2 irrigation sleeves
- 1 pressure plate (for a one-piece appliance)
- 1 belt
After having performed the irrigation, an Alterna Minicap or Alterna Conseal Plug is recommended.
Irrigation should not be self-administered before you have been fully instructed by a doctor or nurse.