SNOWDEN-PENCER Diamond-Jaw LEmmON Needle Holder. 7000 Jaw. Overall length 7-1/2in (19cm).
Product Code Name:INSTRUMENTS, SURGICAL, CARDIOVASCULAR
Purpose / Use
Suturing needle holder, reusable
A hand-held manual surgical instrument designed to grasp a suture needle when pushing/pulling the needle and attached suture through tissue during suturing
It is typically made of metal and has short serrated jaws at the distal end to provide better grip of the needle
It is available in a wide variety of sizes and designs, such as: 1) a self-retaining, scissors-like design with ring handles at the proximal end; 2) a tweezers-like design with bowed, hinged handles that are operated by squeezing them together; and 3) a heavy-duty pincer-like design
Some types may utilize inserts made of hard materials (e.g., carbide) and include scissor blades
This is a reusable device.
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