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recumbency

(rĭ-kŭm′bĕn-sē) [L. recumbens, lying down]
The condition of leaning or reclining.
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For electrocardiographic evaluation (ECG-PC TEB), the dog was not sedated and gently restrained in right lateral recumbency. The ECG tracing was obtained from leads I, II, III, aVR, aVL, and aVF.
5) lateral recumbency, no response to movement of limbs and painful excitements
Open castration was performed as follows; the horse was cast on left lateral recumbency. Before starting the operation, the scrotum and sheath were thoroughly cleaned with soap and water, followed by application of tincture of iodine as an antiseptic.
Elephant 2 showed nasal discharge only; in contrast, elephant 3, showed severe clinical signs and lateral recumbency. Elephant 3 had no antibodies, which may indicate an anergic status of the mycobacteria-specific immune response (13).
The animal was restrained in lateral recumbency and auriculopalpebral nerve block was undertaken at dorsal border of zygomatic arch with 2% Lignocaine hydrochloride.
The owner returned 10 days later, complaining that the cat seemed to have trouble getting up on all four legs and maintaining its balance; after taking a few steps, the cat abruptly listed to one side, tipped over, became suddenly unable to walk and remained in constant lateral recumbency.
The birds were manually restrained in lateral recumbency with the apex of the cornea positioned upward for 2 minutes after administration in each eye.
The calf was anaesthetized with Xylazine (@ 0.03 mg/kg b.wt.) and Ketamine (@ 2 mg/kg b.wt.) intravenously and placed in left lateral recumbency. A linear skin incision was made over the middle of growth followed by blunt dissection to separate the inner mass.
The dog was positioned on right lateral recumbency, and the perilesional area delimited using a permanent marker (Sharpie[R]), in the form of a rhomboid, with approximately 2-cm margins only around the tumor, where the axis with the smaller angle was located longitudinally in relation to the face (Figure 1).
Clinical signs of blindness in birds included aimless wandering, failure to find feed and water, lateral recumbency, loss of weight, and increased mortality.
The animal was anaesthetized using Atropine @ 0.04 mg/kg I/M, Xylazine @ 1 mg/kg I/M and Ketamine @ 5 mg/kg I/V along with fluid therapy and was placed on lateral recumbency with affected side upward in lateral recumbency.
After placing the two portals, the patient was placed in right lateral recumbency to improve access to the ovary by the displacement of the viscera.