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MAYO-HEGAR NEEDLE-HOLDER [1 record]

Record 1 2008-07-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Surgical Instruments
OBS

The popular Mayo Hegar needle holder is used for holding large suture needles and is often used in general surgery.

OBS

Proper Name: Mayo-Hegar Needle Holder. Common Name: Mayo-Hegar, Needle Driver, Driver. Features: tips - rounded, straight; jaws - diamond serrated (2500 teeth 1/2 inch). Uses: To hold medium to heavy gauge needles. For holding fine needles with suture sizes up to 4-0.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments chirurgicaux
OBS

Pluriel : des porte-aiguilles.

Spanish

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