De-Bakey tungsten carbide needle holder is a ratcheted, finger ring instrument used for holding needles and suturing in cardiovascular procedures. The length of this needle holder makes them ideal for thoracic or deep abdominal surgical procedures. For surgeons who heavy demands of their instrument: these possess tungsten carbide inserts, which help them last five times as long as normal steel.TC instruments are designed to stay sharp for a significantly longer period of time than other standard instruments. TC instruments are identified by gold handles. The product is straight with cross – serrated jaws, blunt / blunt tips.