- Healthcare Professionals
Pala-Nate® is a soft silicone palatal insert that protects a neonate during intubation. The adverse effects of prolonged intubation are numerous and can have permanent negative consequences in speech, dental and orofacial development.
Pala-Nate® is an oral appliance made of silicone, a biocompatible material. It is designed to protect the palate of the intubated infant from the damage which can be caused by pressure from the orotracheal tube.
The Pala-Nate is indicated for infants requiring orotracheal intubation longer than 24 hours to aid in the prevention of iatrogenic palatal deformation.
• Maxillofacial defects as a result of trauma or surgery.
• Presence of nasal / oral infection.