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Through the eye of the needle

Our range of needles offers unparalleled wound closure assistance in conjunction with our extensive suture range.

We offer a wide portfolio of needles made from high-quality stainless steel to suit every woundand tissue type. With a choice of over 180 needle types catering for cardiac, ophthalmological, cosmetic, urological and many other applications, we provide solutions for surgeons across the board.

All of our surgical needles are atraumatic. Special laser technology allows the suture to be connected on even the smallest of needles and provides a secure and smooth junction between the needle and suture.

Suture Needles

Needles are necessary for the placement of sutures in the wound and careful consideration is important to achieve the best wound closure outcomes.

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Innovative technology

All our needles feature NuCoat™ technology – a proprietary coating that enhances initial and multi-pass penetration and reduces needle dulling, resulting in: 

  • Smoother passage through tissue 
  • Less tissue drag 
  • Less tissue damage
  • 1. Internal Benchtop Test Report #RAD-061D-A. October 2015

  • 2. Edgellant™ premium cutting needles customer feedback survey with 40 surgeons. November 2015 to February 2016.

  • 3. Internal Benchtop Test Report #SHP-024. February 2016.

  • 4. Internal Benchtop Test Report #SHP-017-1. March 2015.

  • 5. Internal Benchtop Test Report, SHP-033. February 2016.

  • 6. Tested in half porvair to simulate actual tissue and increase testing consistency internal R&D testing EP-04-157-ID-02 CTB-1, EP-04-171-ID-02 BTP-1 039, 050504 Grenoble BTP-X_Ethicon 0 CTXB, April 2005

  • 7. Medtronic. Competitive audit CA-06-002. Sept 2006.

  • 8. Medtronic. Competitive audit CA-07-001. Sept 2007.

  • 9. Medtronic. Competitive audit CA-06-001.