Cushing Retractors

RI-000054 Cushing retractors, also referred to as Cushing hooks or Cushing vein retractors, are surgical implements frequently used in neurosurgery. They bear the name Dr. Harvey Cushing in honour of the eminent American neurosurgeon who made significant contributions to the advancement of neurosurgical methods. The distinctive feature of Cushing retractors is their long, narrow, curving blade, which has a hooked point. To reduce tissue damage during retraction, the blade is typically atraumatic and smooth. The handle of the retractor also enables a firm grasp and control during the surgical operation.