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table

 [ta´b'l]
a flat layer or surface.
cohort life table a life table giving the survival data of a cohort of individuals in a clinical study or trial, i.e., the number alive and under observation (not lost to follow-up) at the beginning of each year, the number dying in each year, the number lost to follow-up each year, the conditional probability of survival for each year, and the cumulative probabilities of survival from the beginning of the study to the end of each year.
inner table the inner compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
life table any of various tables describing mortality and survival data for groups of individuals at specific times or over defined intervals; tables may summarize combined mortality experience by age over a brief period or may follow a cohort over time (cohort life table).
outer table the outer compact layer of the bones covering the brain.
tilt table a plinth, equipped with a footboard for support, to which a patient can be strapped for rotation to a nearly upright position; used in cases of spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders to enhance blood circulation to the lower limbs, improve posture, and aid in muscle training and sense of balance.
vitreous table inner table.

tilt ta·ble

a table with a top capable of being rotated on its transverse axis so that a patient lying on it can be brought into the erect position as desired; used in experimental investigation and in physical therapy.

tilt table

Etymology: AS, tealt, unsteady; L, tabula, board
an examining table that allows a patient to be raised to an approximate 60-degree angle during study of the response of the patient's circulatory system to gravitational forces. A tilt table is also used to assist recovery from orthostatic hypotension after prolonged immobility.

tilt ta·ble

(tilt tābĕl)
Table with a top capable of being rotated on its transverse axis so that a patient lying on it can be brought into the erect position as desired; used in experimental investigation and in physical therapy.
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Enrolled patients undertook conventional head-up tilt table test using an electrically controlled tilt board with a foot rest for weight bearing.
Early poststroke rehabilitation using a robotic tilt table stepper and functional electric stimulation [published online ahead of print April 14, 2012].
Some other tilt tables have a bar with tyres on, and the vehicle tips on to the tyres.
A randomised trial comparing wearing a night splint with standing on a tilt table for the maintenance of dorsiflexion of the affected ankle in stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation was carried out (Figure 1).
Remember that abnormal findings during a tilt table or electrophysiology test may be unrelated to the cause of syncope.
The statement lays out a diminished role, however, for tilt table testing, saying that "serious questions about the sensitivity, specificity, diagnostic yield, and day-to-day reproducibility of tilt table testing exist.
The Hi-Lo Tilt Table moves easily on four 3" locking casters and has a 350-lb.
Key words: Blood pressure, camphor, crataegus berry extract, hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, tilt table, total peripheral resistance
Accessories such as the tilt table, Roho[R] seat, and XL Ovation options add more versatility and comfort to the standers.
Phase II included the automatic mold closing machine, the vertical pattern storage system, the mold storage, pouring and cooling lines, the tilt table for loading the shakeout deck, and the manipulator.
et al, Tilt table testing for Evaluation of Neurally Mediated (cardioneurogenic) Syncope: Rationale and Proposed Protocols, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 1991; 14:1528-1534.
The tilt table features easy-to-use controls and is capable of either grid or gridless imaging.