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Surgical Holdings: Bestsellers

At Surgical Holdings, we use our extensive knowledge and expertise as a specialist manufacturer and repairer of quality surgical instruments and orthopaedic implants to partner with hospitals and bring our customers quality and value.

We use only high-quality steel made to British Standards and our own unique patterns and instrument designs.

We have a huge range of products within our catalogues, from general instrumentation to bespoke products for specialised procedures. Within the general instrumentation, we see our ‘best sellers‘.

Over the course of the last 30 years, the following questions have been frequently asked, therefore we thought that we could help by posting some of the answers here.

Please see below frequently asked questions:

Where can we find your most popular items?

A list of our popular items can be found on the homepage of our website, listed under the surgical instruments category in the products tab (browse by category).

Why are these your best sellers?

These are the items most frequently bought and most commonly used across our range. Some instruments are required more often or across multiple procedures at one time.

Do you hold regular stock of your best selling items?

We hold most of our bestselling items in stock, however, items can be made to order by our technicians if not available at the time of ordering. Please note, lead times may vary.

Do these feature on all surgical instrument tray lists?

All of our most popular instruments can feature on any given tray list.
We are also able to create a bespoke tray list just for you.

Further insight into a few of our ‘most popular’ instruments:

Iris Scissors

Part of our range of high-quality surgical scissors, originally designed for ophthalmic procedures, Iris Scissors have become a multipurpose instrument. Often used for detailed dissection, fine suture removal, ophthalmic procedures, dermatology, gynaecology and in A&E.

Material: Stainless Steel
Tip: Sharp
Length: 114mm / 4.5inches
Design: Can be straight or curved

Gillies Dissecting Forceps

Gillies Dissecting Forceps are used for grasping heavy tissues, these have a textured handle to improve grip and serrated/toothed jaws to easily grasp tissues.

Material: Stainless Steel
Length: 152mm / 6 inches

Dunhill Artery Forceps

Used to grasp vessels, tissue, and sutures during surgical procedures. Dunhill Artery Forceps compress the artery and hold it out of the way, or clamp and seal blood vessels during procedures. Serrated jaws with a ratcheted finger ring handle.

Material: Stainless Steel
Length: 135mm, 180mm or 190mm
Design: Can be straight or curved

If you would like more information please contact our dedicated team at: or 01702 602050

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