reverse Trendelenburg

reverse Trendelenburg

Etymology: Friedrich Trendelenburg
a position in which the lower extremities are placed lower than the body and head, which are elevated on an inclined plane.

reverse Trendelenburg,

n.pr a position in which the lower extremities are lower than the body and head, which are elevated on an inclined plane.
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At times, it is helpful to cut the falciform ligament near the liver to expose the right side of the diaphragm completely while the patient is in steep reverse Trendelenburg position.
The donor lay in a supine position and the reverse Trendelenburg position was applied with a slight left tilt.
Under hypotensive general anesthesia, surgery was placing the patient in reverse Trendelenburg position.
Place the patient in reverse Trendelenburg position approximately 20-30 degrees and turn the operating to the left.
Options Trendelenburg / Reverse Trendelenburg - CPR Release.
Once the Pfannenstiel incision was closed, the abdomen was insufflated with carbon dioxide to a pressure of 8 mmHg and the patient was placed in the reverse Trendelenburg position.
After induction of general anesthesia, the patients were placed in supine 150 reverse Trendelenburg position, with 300 left tilt.
They discovered that patients with large abdomens actually breathe better with the head of the bed elevated to 45 degrees and the bed placed in what is called Reverse Trendelenburg, described as lowering the leg and foot section.
To prevent stone migration, surgeons have traditionally used a number of maneuvers, including reverse Trendelenburg position, to optimize the effects of gravity and to decrease irrigation pressure and flow rate.
During her cholecystectomy, she was placed in reverse Trendelenburg resulting in the dermoid cyst returning to a pelvic location and was missed by the general surgeon.
The patient was positioned supine, with left uterine displacement, in approximately 30 degrees reverse Trendelenburg position.
Perilli V, Sollazzi L, Bozza P et al 2000 The effects of the reverse Trendelenburg position on respiratory mechanics and blood gases in morbidly obese patients during bariatric surgery Anesthesia & Analgesia 91 1520-5

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