laparotomy sponge

laparotomy sponge

a radiopaque pad used as an absorbent and as a covering for the viscera.
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Foreign body in the gastro intestinal tract: intra luminal migration of a laparotomy sponge.
A LAPAROTOMY SPONGE was unknowingly left in the abdomen of a 29-year-old woman who underwent cesarean delivery.
In 2003, she consulted a physician who discovered a laparotomy sponge had been left near the abdominal wall during the 1997 surgery.
J&J recently released a "cotton-rich" (70% cotton-30% polyester) nonwoven laparotomy sponge made from its Miratec fabric.
There is currently only one nonwoven operating room sponge in the market and although this laparotomy sponge has been sold by Johnson & Johnson for many years, it has not achieved significant marketshare.
M2 PHARMA-January 17, 2017-Global Laparotomy Sponges Market to Grow at CAGR of 7.
The companies visiting Oman are dealing in a variety of sectors like pharmaceutical products, intermediates and formulations, hospital care, all types of medical and hospital equipment, physiotherapy equipment, operation theatre equipment, cotton crepe bandages, elastic adhesive, hospital furniture, bed head panels, nurse call systems, patient privacy cubicles, healthcare services of international standards, OTC products, surgical dressing bandages, wound care products, sterilisation packaging products, sterile and non-sterile gauze swabs, laparotomy sponges, surgical dressing pads, sterilisation packaging reels, to name a few.
Recall of Laparotomy Sponges -- United States, 1993
DISCUSSION: Walling off the surgical field with laparotomy sponges or packs soaked in scolicidal agents is an effective and logical means of using scolicidal agents if the agent is chosen correct.