SMTL Medical Disposable Datacard

Laparotomy Drape

All Wales Contract: Drapes, theatre
Sterility Status: Sterile.
Usage Status: Single use.


A large non woven disposable drape with an incise drape in the centre, surrounded by an absorbent area. The drape optionally includes arm-board drapes, a vertical isolation drape section, tube and lead holders, (also called cord holders) instrument pad and an incise area.


Key areas where used

  • Theatres for abdominal and general surgery.

Method of use

Used to drape patient before abdominal and general surgery. The incise drape allows the surgeon to cut through a sterile field, whilst the vertical isolation section allows the separation of the anaesthetist from the surgical team and other unprepared areas. (See appropriate datacards for further details)


1 drape per pack, folded so as to allow optimal draping, double wrapped.

Sizes Required

  • Various sizes


Coding SystemCodeDescription
NSV ETG0454 Drape, laparotomy, sterile, disposable

Example products

The following table lists examples of products known to be acceptable for this product description.

Brand NameProduct CodeManufacturer
Barrier laparotomy incise sheet S1246 J J

Revision Details

EditorNicole Toyick
Revision No 1.10
Revision date2000/01/28

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Products mentioned in this datacard are for illustration purposes onlyand should not be seen as an endorsement of these products.

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