tilt-table


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tilt-table

(tĭlt′tā′bəl)
n.
An examining table that can be tilted to a nearly upright position for assessment of a patient's circulatory response to gravitational change.
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KEY WORDS: Valsalva Maneuver; Tilt-Table Test; Ankylosing Spondylitis; Autonomic Nervous System
The reports of tilt-table tests performed between July 1, 2001 and July 1, 2009, at Boston Medical Center, an urban, tertiary-care, academic hospital, were reviewed.
Caption: Tilt-table venography demonstrates a dilated varicose ovarian vein with fill into pelvic varicosities.
Adverse events with a relationship to therapy, that is, orthostatic reactions leading to dizziness, occurred in the tilt-table group only (n = 8).
Survey respondents indicated they think tilt-table testing has only limited utility for this purpose.
Within days, Jack ended up in hospital with bleeding on the brain which he said was a result of stress and worry of the tilt-table going missing.
Six months later, the researchers gave the adults another series of tilt-table tests.
Lamarre-Cliche M, Cusson (2001) The fainting patient: value of the head-upright tilt-table test in adult patients with orthostatic intolerance.
It involved 198 consecutive patients who presented to Eastbourne (England) District General Hospital with a history of two or more unexplained syncopal episodes during the last year and no indication for pacing after carotid sinus massage and head-up tilt-table testing.
Tilt-table, stationary or shuttle type systems are available for use with either crucible or refractory furnaces.