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.
The Society has also published the first edition of its official quarterly e-Dispatch, The Needleholder. This 12-page publication, edited by Dr Bradley David, surgical registrar at UCT, contains a wealth of interesting and informative reading, including the first instalment of a biographical guide to the surgical tray featuring Sir Harold Gillies, an esoteric article on the literary surgeon by Prof.
Other types of instruments that would be included in this general heading will include needleholders sponge holders and towel clips.