lithotomy position


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Noun1.lithotomy position - a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination
posture, attitude, position - the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
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In gynecologic and cystoscopic procedures requiring lithotomy position, the patient can lose up to 36 percent of their body heat in the legs alone.
In brief, the patient was placed in the lithotomy position, and perineal skin prepped in a sterile manner.
Patients are routinely placed in the dorsal lithotomy position, which enables direct access to the vagina and better assessment of vaginal bleeding.
During the operation, the patient was under general anesthesia with the bladder lithotomy position (Trendelenburg position).
The patient was placed in the lithotomy position under spinal anaesthesia; a linear incision was performed on the vaginal anterior wall, from the 2.
Sitting position was maintained for 5 minutes after which lithotomy position made5.
As to transvaginal sonography, the bladder was emptied at first and then patients were examined in a lithotomy position.
After proper instillation of xylocain gel per urethra, patient was placed in exaggerated lithotomy position.
Lithotomy position is the most commonly used position for TURP.