Jendrassik maneuver


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Jen·dras·sik ma·neu·ver

(yĕn-drah'sik),
a method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks the hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all possible strength.
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Jendrassik maneuver

Neurology A method of enhancing the patellar reflex by briskly yanking at the leg
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Jen·dras·sik ma·neu·ver

(yen-drah'sik mă-nū'vĕr)
A method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks the hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all possible strength.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Jendrassik,

Ernö, Hungarian physician, 1858-1921.
Jendrassik maneuver - a method of emphasizing the patellar reflex: the subject hooks his hands together by the flexed fingers and pulls against them with all his strength.
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Neurological examination showed generalized absence of muscle stretch reflexes that could not be elicited with the Jendrassik maneuver. Several independent neurologists confirmed the absence of reflexes in the lower and upper extremities.
(1980) Jendrassik maneuver vs controlled contractions conditioning the excitability of soleus mono-synaptic reflexes.
The Achilles reflex was only faintly obtainable, utilizing the Jendrassik maneuver. The right Achilles reflex was 2+ as were the remainder of the reflexes of the upper and lower extremities.