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The NH 216 is a Castroviejo Needle Holder. The SST is 5.75 inches long and the TC is 6 inches long. It is designed to hold suture before locking. An FS-2 needle is the recommended size. This product is German made. A detailed description of each option can be found below.
SST - Is our Standard Castroviejo Needle Holder. It is made of tough stainless steel with a brushed finish. Its serrated tips grip needle and suture, and its bevelled hinge area allows suture to slide over body without catching.
TC - Is our Castroviejo Needle Holder with carbide inserts. These serrated carbide inserts will grip needle and suture providing slip-free suturing. It has perfect tip and lock tension and its bevelled hinge area allows suture to slide easily over body without catching.