TC Mayo-Hegar Needle Holder is a ratcheted, finger ring instrument available in a wide range of lengths, and used in multiple types of surgical procedures. Due to its versatility, it is one of the most commonly used surgical tools for both human and animal procedures. Typically with larger, heavier suture needles because of its wide jaws. Shorter length products may be used in oral, gynecological, or dermatological procedures, as well as with small animals. Larger lengths of this product may be used for deep tissue suturing such as in bariatric procedures, or in large animal procedures. The Mayo-Hegar needle holder is commonly used with larger, heavier suture needles because of its wide jaws. Tungsten carbide inserts also maximize control and precision. 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. This product is straight with serrated jaws and finger rings handle.