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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It has been mentioned that a GD is best identified during contrast study of the upper gastrointestinal tract in the supine, slightly left lateral decubitus, and 15[degrees] head low or Trendelenburg positions with a right anterior oblique view (8).
Prone (6% versus 0%, P < 0.001) and trendelenburg positions (26% versus 6%, P < 0.001, OR = 5.721, 95% CI = 1.97-20.4) were found in a greater percentage of patients with CA.
Statistically significant risk factors were age (P = 0.0037), general anesthesia (P < 0.001), greater average estimated blood loss (P < 0.001), eyes taped during surgery (P < 0.001), prone position (P < 0.001), trendelenburg position (P < 0.001), and supplemental oxygen en route to and in the Post-Anesthesia Care Units (P < 0.001).
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 patient appeared to tolerate the position initially, but soon asked to have the head of her bed raised as she did not like the sensation of lying at that angle.
They can also be configured into Trendelenburg and Reverse Trendelenburg positions. In the operating room the SurgiStretcher is especially helpful to ENT, ophthalmologic, and plastic surgeons.
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.
Results: The change in the CSA of the IJV from the supine to the Trendelenburg position (1.80 cm2 vs 2.08cm2) was not significantly different.
In their study (N=31), researchers found the steep Trendelenburg position required to perform the procedure resulted in expected stresses on cerebrovascular, cardiovascular, and respiratory condition, but patients' physiological parameters returned to normal soon after being moved to a supine position.