Fascial Closure Clinical Education Your Safety, Our Priority

Weck® EFx Shield® Continuing Education Courses from Haymarket Medical Education

We care about providing your team information about the latest educational tools, with the goal of enabling you to excel in your role to help improve patient outcomes at your facility.

Fascial Closure Clinical Education

Preventing and Managing Port-Site Hernias in Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery: Putting Optimal Fascial Closure and Sharps Safety Front and Center*

The course topics:

  • Describe reasons for the rising incidence of port-site hernias following laparoscopic abdominal surgeries, clinical considerations, complications, and risk factors.
  • Utilize appropriate techniques for safely closing the fascia following laparoscopic abdominal surgery to prevent port-site hernia and other complications.
  • Implement and maintain evidence-based sharps safety protocols during and following abdominal wall surgeries.
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EFx Shield® Live Training

A comprehensive training program to help improve fascial closure outcomes

We want to partner with your resident training program to conduct a comprehensive fascial closure training to help improve sharps safety effectiveness.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the myriad factors that can lead to port site herniation
  • Review different techniques for reducing the risk of port site hernias
  • Learn various technical skills for port closure
  • Study multiple techniques for fascial closure
  • See how lab learning transfers into a safe OR experience
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EFx Shield® Features

1. Suture retriever button

  • Designed to make capture and retrieval of suture strands fast and secure

2. Slide lock

  • Makes wing deployment and approximation easy

3. Finger grip pads

  • For ergonomic device control

4. Suture anchors

  • Enable quick and secure suture loading for ease of use

5. Retraction wings

  • For improved retraction and stability on the abdominal wall

6. Suture retrieval wing shields

  • Provide enhanced sharps protection, safe suture retrieval, and accurate placement 1 cm lateral to the defect midline

Three Steps For Consistent Fascial Closure*

To prepare the system, remove both components from the packaging and load the EFx Shield® Device with a size 0, 18 in. absorbable suture.

Step 1: Deploy the device

Step 2: Retrieve the suture

Step 3: Collapse and close

Educational Videos

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Weck® EFx Shield® Animated Demonstration

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