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surgical needle

[′sər·jə·kəl ′nēd·əl]
(medicine)
Any sewing needle used in a surgical operation.
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(4) Seventy-three percent of these cases utilized conventional curved surgical needles, but these needles accounted for 92% of the injuries.
Considerations in the choice of surgical needles. Surg Gynecol Obsret.
The ImaGINe-S simulator uses almost the same technology employed in computer games and gives a feeling as if the surgical needle is being guided through the body.
The patient was not told that a small piece of the surgical needle broke off during the procedure and remained in the vicinity of her uterus.
Last July the eyed surgical needle business was sold to Aspen Surgical Products in the US which has a subsidiary, Richard Allan Medical Industries in Redditch.
A mother who suffered "crippling pain" since a surgeon left a broken surgical needle embedded in her when she gave birth 39 years ago lost her legal battle yesterday against the hospital.
My jumbo kit even has a scalpel, Zylocain, surgical bandages, stitching thread and surgical needles.
This provides an excellent atlas for medical students and junior surgeons and then moves on to the anatomy of the surgical blade and surgical needles and also the different types and classifications of suture material.
"More than twice a week someone has a foreign object left inside them, including broken drill bits, surgical needles, swabs, and bags.
Honorable Mention: David Gardner for Multi-Goal Motion Planning for Steerable Surgical Needles