Case Studies


European Union availability

The Wittmann Patch has CE approval. The TAWT7 and SG9 bolsters do not have CE approval at this time. Until CE approval is received, surgeons who wish to use the TAWT surgical technique should use other skin-protecting bolsters or contact Starsurgical for alternatives.

TAWT Surgical Technique Video

The TAWT videos below were produced by the surgeons in the Trauma Department at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL. They can be viewed at the hospital’s web page Trauma Innovations, Cook County Health and Hospital.

TAWT placement

Video 1: TAWT insertion and first tightening technique

TAWT removal

Video 2: Tightening, removal, reinforced inlay, and closure

DVD label

To request a complimentary copy of the videos on DVD, contact us.