New From Mediflex®

The Surgeons Sturgeon

Safer, Easier, Faster Wound Closure.

The Surgeons Sturgeon is a mechanical barrier/guard designed to minimize the risk of needle perforation injury to the abdominal organs/bowel during post surgery wound closure.

Made from durable, surgical grade silicone, the Surgeons Sturgeon is reusable and will withstand repeated sterilization by autoclave.

Product Features


Visible under X-ray / fluoroscopy

Increased visibility makes the Surgeons Sturgeon easier to work with.


Superior Durability Results in a Recyclable Design

The Surgeons Sturgeon can withstand multiple vigorous autoclave sterilizations.


Pliability for Effortless Manipulation

Allows for easy removal of the Surgeons Sturgeon through a small incision.


Developed for Unsurpassed Ease of Use

Tail feature allows the Surgeons Sturgeon to be easily removed before final closure.

Benefits of Using the Surgeon Sturgeon

  • Creates a physical barrier between the peritoneum and the viscera to minimize the risk of bowel perforation during suturing.
  • Flexible material allows it to be removed when the incision has almost completely been sutured close.
  • Available in two popular sizes.

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Purchasing Information

Product Sizes
Ref. No.
Standard Size:
300mm x 130mm x 1.5mm
Large Size:
350mm x 156mm x 2.0mm
US Patent # US6,736,141B2

Sturgeon Gallery

See the Surgeon Sturgeon in action below.

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