Trendelenburg position

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Related to Trendelenburg positions: reverse Trendelenburg, lithotomy positions
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Tren·de·len·burg po·si·tion

n. posición de Trendelenburg, posición del paciente en la cual la cabeza descansa en un nivel más bajo que el tronco y las extremidades inferiores.
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Fonar introduced the first-ever magnetic resonance angiography and cines of the beating heart in the standing, sitting, obliquely oriented, and reverse Trendelenburg positions at the recent annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
Fonar officials introduced the first-ever magnetic resonance angiography and cines of the beating heart in the standing, sitting, obliquely oriented, and reverse Trendelenburg positions at the recent annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.
1994) The effect of Trendelenhurg and modified Trendelenburg positions on cardiac output, blood pressure and oxygenation: a preliminary study.
Her blood pressure was very low so the bed was tilted, making the patient's head lower than her legs, ie the Trendelenburg position.
The Trendelenburg position is the elevation of the pelvis above the horizontal plane, in a supine position, and was introduced in the latter part of the 17th century as a method of facilitating surgical exposure of the pelvic organs, by Fredreich Trendelenburg.
A further assessment identified the client was experiencing some breathing difficulties, at which time the head of her bed was returned to the level position, and her legs remained elevated, the modified Trendelenburg position.
Included in this review are studies that examined intracranial hemodynamic management using head elevation, the flat supine and Trendelenburg positions.
Positions tested were 0 degrees (supine) and in the Trendelenburg position with the head down 30 degrees; a neutral head and neck alignment were maintained throughout the position changes.
Unexpectedly, 6 subjects (20%) in the Trendelenburg position experienced a decrease in ICP, though not to a therapeutic level.
FONAR is delighted to introduce the first-ever MR angiography and cines of the beating heart in the standing, sitting, obliquely oriented or reverse Trendelenburg positions at RSNA.