Needle holders are used for keeping the needle during the procedure and are also helpful in tying sutures. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes depending on the type of suture and the nature of the tissue being sutures.
The assortment consists mainly of micro needle holders made of stainless steel and titanium. Stainless steel is above all a high corrosion resistance, and titanium has additionally an appropriate relation of strength to weight of the material.
Available needle holders:
- Needle holders with a round handle with a standard grip and a “”golf ball”” grip;
- Castroviejo needle holders with flat handle allowing precise needle guidance during tying and suturing;
- Bayonett needle holders
- Needle holders Hegar with hard inserts adapted to hold various types of surgical needles.
The working parts of micro needle holders are diamond-coated for a better needle grip. Titanium models with stainless steel locks are available. These types of needles combine all the advantages of titanium and steel properties to ensure smooth and stable lock operation during a variety of procedures.