Trendelenburg position


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Tren·de·len·burg po·si·tion

(tren'dĕ-lĕn-bĕrg),
a supine position in which the feet are higher than the head; used in patients who become acutely hypotensive.

Trendelenburg position

Etymology: Friedrich Trendelenburg
a position in which the head is low and the body and legs are on an inclined plane. It is sometimes used in pelvic surgery to displace the abdominal organs upward, out of the pelvis, or to increase the blood flow to the brain in hypotension and shock.
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Trendelenburg position

Trendelenburg position

Trendelenburg Orthopedics A position in which the Pt is on an elevated and inclined plane, usually about 45º. with the pelvis higher than the head, and the feet over the edge of the table; the TP is used in abdominal surgery to scoot the abdominal organs toward the chest, and to help manage non head-trauma-related shock. See Gait, Position.

Tren·de·len·burg po·si·tion

(tren-del'en-burg pŏ-zishŭn)
A supine position on the operating table, which is inclined at varying angles so that the pelvis is higher than the head; used during and after operations in the pelvis or for shock.

Trendelenburg,

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

Tren·de·len·burg po·si·tion

(tren-delĕn-bŭrg pŏ-zishŭn)
A supine position on the operating table, which is inclined at varying angles so that the pelvis is higher than the head; used during and after operations in the pelvis or to treat shock.
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