TC Ryder Needle Holder is a ratcheted, finger ring instrument that features narrow jaws and is commonly used with very small suture needles in cardiovascular, plastic, and neurosurgical procedures. Tungsten carbide cross-serrated tips firmly grip the small needle and assist with keeping it from twisting during suturing. The needle holder is ideal for hospitals and specialty clinics.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 2mm wide, cross-serrated jaws.