First application in Italy

In a patient with an open abdomen (fascia distance 26 cm) after acute pancreatitis, fasciotens®Abdomen was applied as ultima ratio after 7 days of laparostoma and successfully closed. The team around Dr. Mauro Zago is convinced of the efficiency of the fasciotens method for closing the open abdomen.


Erste Anwendung in der Schweiz

First application in Switzerland

On 22 February 2021, the fasciotens method was used for the first time in Switzerland to close a 15 cm wide hernia. Dr. Jan Kukleta and Dr. Nicolas Clement, hernia specialists at the Hernia Centre Zurich and Dr. Dietmar Eucker, head physician at the Competence Centre for Hernia Surgery at the Cantonal Hospital Baselland (KSBL) […]


fasciotens®abdomen explained in 30 seconds

Constant fascial retraction is a common problem in the treatment of open abdomen. fasciotens®Abdomen applies tension to the abdominal wall and can thus prevent fascial retraction, increase intra-abdominal volume and reduce intra-abdominal pressure. Thus fasciotens®Abdomen supports the stabilisation of critically ill patients and thus enables the direct and early closure of the open abdomen.


fasciotens®Hernia explained in 30 seconds

In order to close complex hernias, (time-)consuming abdominal wall reconstruction procedures have been required up to now. fasciotens®Hernia makes it possible to stretch the abdominal wall intraoperatively in approx. 30 min with a standardised and controlled tensile force. Thanks to the (CE) certified fasciotens®hernia, a mean stretch gain of approx. 10 cm can be achieved […]


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