Starsurgical Product List

Wittmann Patch application

Wittmann Patch® Staged Abdominal Repair (STAR)

The Wittmann Patch is a hook and loop abdominal closure tool that is indicated for temporary bridging of abdominal wall openings where primary closure is not possible and/or repeat abdominal entries are necessary.

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TAWT skin-protecting bolster application

TAWT (Trans-Abdominal Wall Traction)

TAWT is a medial fascial preserving technique useing the Wittmann Patch to help close the acute open abdomen and reconstruct giant ventral hernias. It helps avoid the need for component separation and bridging mesh.

Starsurgical StarGuard™ suture-retention plates can be used to anchor sutures during TAWT procedures.

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Retention Guard suture-protecting plates

Retention Guard™ skin-protecting plates

Retention Guard skin-protecting plates prevent suture pull-through, help protect skin, and anchor retention sutures in place.

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XTAC expandable temporary abdominal closure

Expandable Temporary Abdominal Closure (XTAC)

The XTAC is a short term (1 to 5 day) temporary dressing used to bridge the open abdomen. XTAC is an alternative to “off label” devices. It is soft, transparent, and pleated to accommodate swelling.

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Burn glove

Burn Glove

The burn glove is a protectant for partial-thickness hand burns and wounds. It speeds dressing changes and allows a greater range of motion during therapy than traditional gauze dressings.

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