Oracraft Micro Castroviejo Needle Holder Curved Tc 14cm (NH 5021) A needle holder is used for clamping of the needle when laying suture. With help of the needle holder, the needle is fixed and thus can not slip. Due to the filigree form the needle can be performed optimally and there is a low risk of injury during surgery for patient and surgeon. Most needle holders are used for precise guidance of surgical needles. Other models are equipped with or without lock or allow various types of gripping.