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obsolete term for a supine position of the parturient woman, in which the lower extremities fall over the edge of the table.
[Gustav Adolf Walcher, Ger. gynecologist, 1856–1935]
A rarely used position for difficult deliveries in which the patient assumes a dorsal recumbent position with the hips at the edge of the bed and the legs hanging down, but supported.
Walcher,Gustav A., German obstetrician, 1856-1935.
Walcher position - obsolete term for a supine position of the parturient woman, with the lower extremities falling over the edge of the table.