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Related to Tuohy needle: Quincke needle
a needle with a lateral opening at the distal end, designed to cause a catheter passing through the needle's lumen to exit laterally at a 45-degree angle; used for placing catheters into the subarachnoid or epidural space.
[Edward B. Tuohy, U.S. anesthesiologist, 1908–1959]
A needle with a curved point that is used in epidural anesthesia. The curve reduces the possibility that the point of the needle and the anesthetic will enter the dura mater.
Tuohy,Edward B., 20th century U.S. anesthesiologist.
Tuohy aortography needle
Tuohy needle - used to place catheters into the subarachnoid or epidural space.