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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Nonetheless, in the lithotomy position, positon of ureteric catheter is also confirmed by single shot fluoroscopy, in which a diluted urografin is injected and single shot is taken, all the images of fluoroscopy including plain image containing Kidney stone are automatically saved for each patient in biplanar Toshiba with rotating C-Arm fluoroscope (Toshiba X-Ray Image Intensifier, Model Number E5830SD-P4A).
The vaginoplasty is carried out with the patient in the dorsal lithotomy position. A Foley catheter is placed into the bladder to avoid an inadvertent anterior entry into the posterior wall of the bladder, and the labia are grasped and pulled down and out.
In lithotomy position, freely mobile ovaries will flop by gravity lateral to the uterus and overlie these vessels.
Access acquired with a spinal needle in the prone position was performed using the "triangulation" technique under fluoroscopic guidance, after performing rigid cystoscopy, ureteric catheter placement and retrograde urography in dorsal lithotomy position. Patients, who underwent supine PCNL, had their cystoscopy and ureteric catheter placement also performed in the supine position, instead of dorsal lithotomy position.
A steep Trendelenburg position in a patient who is in a lithotomy position and checking the vagina has been recommended to prevent such injuries.
Taking a lithotomy position, the patient's bladder was injected with 300~500 mL of 0.9% sodium chloride solution after anesthesia.
Patients who met the inclusion criteria were randomised using sequentially numbered, opaque sealed envelopes (SNOSE).7 After giving general anaesthesia to patients in lithotomy position, retrograde pyelogram (RGP) was done and ureteric catheter was inserted.
All patients were given local anaesthesia for procedure with lithotomy position. Written informed consent was obtained.
Midperineal elevation in the lithotomy position and the ability to contract external sphincter during urethroscopy is a good sign in predicting positive outcomes after sling placement.
In gynecologic and cystoscopic procedures requiring lithotomy position, the patient can lose up to 36 percent of their body heat in the legs alone.
Cracco et al., "Supine Valdivia and modified lithotomy position for simultaneous anterograde and retrograde endourological access," BJU International, vol.