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Tuohy needle

Summary Information: Tuohy needle

Tuohy needle: A Tuohy needle is a large gauge (16 or 18G) hollow needle with a slightly curved tip to improve its accurate insertion into the epidural space for administering anesthesia. The large Tuohy needle is used for other medical treatments as well, such as aspiration of pleural effusion from the chest cavity.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Tuohy needle

These diseases are related to the medical device Tuohy needle:

Other Names For Tuohy needle

  • Epidural needle

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