needleholder

needleholder

(nēd′ĭl-hōld′ĕr)
A forceps used to drive a needle with an attached suture into tissue.
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The Society has also published the second edition of its quarterly newsletter, The Needleholder, with a focus on endoscopic surgery.
Needleholder jaw wear: When inspecting needleholder jaws the primary focus needs to be at the distal tip of the instrument.
Ultrasonic cleaning is a very effective method of cleaning the areas of surgical instruments that are difficult to clean, such as the box-lock areas of hemostats and needleholders, as well as the hinge areas of scissors.
Four tiny incisions were made: two 1-cm ports for insertion of the EndoWrist(tm) Instruments (valve forceps, large needleholder, and micro round scissors); one 5-cm right mini-thorocotomy incision, to facilitate suture management and delivery of the ring and endoscope, and one 5-mm port for insertion of the Chitwood(tm) Transthoracic Aortic Cross Clamp.
The Society has also published the first edition of its official quarterly e-Dispatch, The Needleholder.
It is important to select the correct instrument weight in relation to the suture in order to prevent damage to the instrument by using too heavy a suture on a fine needleholder.
This convenient design makes this brush the ideal choice for cleaning surgical instruments, including file serrations and box-lock areas of hemostats, needleholder jaws, scissors and all orthopedic instruments.
This convenient design makes this brush the perfect choice for cleaning surgical instruments including the serrations and box-lock areas of hemostats, needleholder jaws, scissors and all orthopedic instruments.
The convenient design make the brush ideal for cleaning surgical instruments, including the serrations and box lock areas of hemostats, needleholder jaws, scissors and orthopedic instruments.