Deschamps needle

Des·champs nee·dle

(dā-sham'),
a needle with a long shaft for passing sutures in the deep tissues.

Deschamps,

Joseph F., French surgeon, 1740-1824.
Deschamps needle - a needle with a long shaft for passing sutures in the deep tissues.
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1,2] Some surgeons recommended the use of a fascial closure device, a spinal cord needle, a suture carrier, a 2-mm trocar, an Endoclose suture device, or a Deschamps needle to close the fascia and the peritoneum together.
We use the deschamps needle for closure of larger than 10 mm trocars and leave smaller unclosed.