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An improved surgical drape comprising a main sheet of flexible drapable material having secured thereto a retainer member made from a flexible material and comprising a conduit through which tubing, electrical wires and the like may be threaded and thereby secured to the surface of the drape. The flexible material comprising the retainer member is selected from the group consisting of woven fabrics, non-woven fabrics, polymeric films, and a liquid absorbent material laminated to a polymeric film. The drape may also include a reinforcing panel and, in a preferred embodiment, the reinforcing panel and the retainer member are made from a single piece of material. Methods for making such drapes are also disclosed.