Needle Holder

  1. Needle holder is essential surgical instrument designed to securely grasp and manipulate needles during medical procedures, particularly in surgeries and suturing.
  2. These instruments are commonly constructed with stainless steel for durability, featuring serrated jaws that provide a firm grip on the needle, preventing slippage during suturing.
  3. Needle holders enable precise control and dexterity, facilitating the surgeon’s ability to create neat and uniform sutures, minimizing tissue damage and promoting optimal wound healing.
  4. They come in various sizes and styles, including curved and straight designs, to accommodate different surgical techniques and needle sizes, ensuring versatility in medical procedures.
  5. Proper handling and maintenance of needle holders are crucial to extend their lifespan and maintain their functionality, as dull or damaged jaws can compromise the quality of sutures and patient outcomes.

Types of Needle holder

  • Mayo-Hegar Needle Holders
  • Olsen-Hegar Needle Holders
  • Mathieu Needle Holders
  • Castroviejo Needle Holders

1. Mayo Hegar Needle Holders

On first position in our list we are going to discuss about Mayo hegar needle holders widely used in general surgeries particularly during suturing procedures.

Mayo-Hegar needle holders have serrated jaws that can securely grasp needles,

allowing surgeons to manipulate and control the needle while suturing tissues.

Needle Holder Mayo Hegar

2. Olsen Hegar Needle Holders

The second most used needle holder is olsen hegar needle holders, In addition to holding needles,

this instrument has an integrated scissor component that enables surgeons to efficiently cut sutures or threads after they have been placed during the suturing process.

The dual functionality of the olsen hegar needle holders

simplifies the surgical process by reducing the need to switch between different instruments,

making it a versatile and time saving tool for surgeons.

Olsen Hegar Needle Holder

3.Mathieu Needle Holders

The Mathieu needle holders are specifically manufactured & designed for delicate & precise suturing

They excel at holding and manipulating fine sutures and needles,

making them ideal for procedures requiring precision, such as ophthalmic surgeries, plastic surgery, and delicate tissue repairs

Mathieu nNeedle Holder

4.Castroviejo Needle Holder

It is widely used in ophthalmic surgeries like,

cataract surgery,

corneal transplants,

Microvascular Surgery,


Orthopedic Surgery and retinal procedures.

Its fine tips and precise grip allow for the handling of delicate eye tissues and fine sutures with exceptional control.

The Castroviejo needle holder’s fine, delicate tips and locking mechanism provide doctors with the control and accuracy required for performing intricate surgical tasks in various medical specialties.

Castroviejo Needle Holder

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