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3. Surgical Instruments

3-16. SUTURE NEEDLES

Many different types of suture material can be attached to different shapes and sizes of needles. Suture needles are use to carry suture material through soft tissue which, when tied, will hold tissue parts together for initial healing.

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Figure 3-24. Suture material and needle.


David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015