Interventional Radiology Equipment: Tuohy-Borst Adapter

OVERVIEW

This page is dedicated to exploring what a Touchy-Borst adapter is (and how to use it). This is a very commonly used piece of equipment that is often times used with microcatheter systems. The adapter used in this video is from the following microcatheter set: Concentric Medical Trevo Pro 18 Microcatheter (REF 90238).

A Tuohy-Borst Adapter is a nuanced piece of equipment. It is important to understand how it works (image source)
HOW DOES IT WORK?

The video below shows how the Tuohy-Borst adapter works when paired with a microcatheter system.

Page Updated: 03.24.2019