A combination instrument constructed as a needle holder except that the half of each blade nearest to the pivot is shaped like a regular scissor blade. Used for driving the needle, then cutting the suture without changing instruments.
Tungsten Carbide Inserts are used in surgical instruments to enhance their performance and longevity.
Inserted Needle Holders and Forceps grasp more securely and are more durable than Stainless Steel counterparts. cissor and bone rasps cut better and need much less sharpening than similar conventional instruments.