Abdominal Opening&Closure Trainer Standard

Producer: Limbs & Things, Ltd.

A multi-layered abdominal wall pad mounted on a base for teaching all surgical access and closure techniques to the abdomen (AOCT).


  • Surgical incision to the abdominal wall (laparotomy)
  • Insertion of a Veress needle
  • Insertion of a trochar
  • Hassen technique
  • Diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) techniques
  • Continuous suturing of the linea alba
  • Subcuticular suturing of the skin
  • Other basic and advanced interrupted suturing techniques


  • 3 layered pad represents the essential abdominal wall anatomy: skin & fat, linea alba, peritoneum
  • The abdominal wall is held under tension by a balloon which represents the intestines. The trainee should be able to enter the peritoneal cavity and close it again without bursting the balloon (damaging the intestines)
  • Peritoneum is loose towards the middle of the pad
  • Umbilici are represented around the edges of the pad
  •  Base is transparent to allow the trainer to observe and assess trainee competence

Package Contents:

  • 1 Abdominal Opening and Closure Pad 60307
  • 1 AOCT base
  • 2 peritoneums
  • 5 balloons

Replacement Parts:

  • Abdominal Opening & Closure Pad

Price: $190.00 (Part 60305)

Abdominal Opening&Closure Trainer  Standard