Trendelenburg operation

Tren·de·len·burg op·er·a·tion

a pulmonary embolectomy.

Tren·de·len·burg op·er·a·tion

(tren-del'en-burg op-ĕr-ā'shŭn)
A pulmonary embolectomy.


Friedrich, German surgeon, 1844-1924.
Brodie-Trendelenburg test - see under Brodie, Sir Benjamin C
reverse Trendelenburg position - supine position, without flexing or extending, in which the head is higher than the feet.
steep Trendelenburg position
Trendelenburg cannula
Trendelenburg gait
Trendelenburg limp
Trendelenburg lurch
Trendelenburg operation - pulmonary embolectomy.
Trendelenburg position - a supine position on the operating table, used during and after operations in the pelvis or for shock.
Trendelenburg sign - in congenital dislocation of the hip or in hip abductor weakness, the pelvis will sag on the side opposite to the dislocation when the hip and knee of the normal side is flexed.
Trendelenburg symptom - a waddling gait in paresis of the gluteal muscles, as in progressive muscular dystrophy. Synonym(s): Trendelenburg waddle
Trendelenburg tampon
Trendelenburg test - a test of the valves of the leg veins.
Trendelenburg vein ligation
Trendelenburg waddle - Synonym(s): Trendelenburg symptom
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Staphylococcus aureus was isolated from cases of laparotomy (6), mastectomy (4), gastrectomy (1), abscess incision and drainage (1), APR for Ca rectum (2), paraumbilical hernia with appendicular abscess (1), Trendelenburg operation (1), appendicectomy (2).
There was a total of four isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, from cases of laparotomy (3) and Trendelenburg operation (1).
These were three cases of laparotomy, one case of APR for Ca rectum and one case of Trendelenburg operation.