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What Is Reverse Trendelenburg?
The reverse Trendelenburg, also called the anti-Trendelenburg, is a common surgical position in which the lower extremities are leveled lower than the head and neck. It is the opposite of the Trendele... read more
Impact of Trendelenburg Positioning During Active Labor on Mode of Delivery [25M]
Of 2,816 subjects who met inclusion criteria, 768 (29.4%) were placed in Trendelenburg position. Overall, 441 (16.9%) patients in the study had a cesarean section. The rate of cesarean section in the ... read more
Minimally Invasive versus Abdominal Radical Hysterectomy for Cervical Cancer
Patients were also excluded if they were considered by the investigator to be unable to undergo surgery or unable to withstand lithotomy and steep Trendelenburg position. Each participating site requi... read more
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Conflicting Witnesses Don't Doom Ga. Patient's Surgery Suit
This resulted in nerve damage and loss of arm function. The suit claims that for the entirety of the surgery, Swint was in a “steep Trendelenburg position” with his head positioned below his pelvis at ... read more
MDACC 2018: Indications, Approach, and Outcomes for Robotic RPLND
Dr. Ward suggested that positioning the patient in Trendelenburg is common, he finds that the bowel ends up on the renal vessels making the dissection difficult. Instead, he places patients in the rig... read more
A Quest To Prevent Post-Surgery Blindness
When a patient is placed head-down in what's known as the steep Trendelenburg position, Molloy said, it can cause the patient's intraocular pressure — caused by fluid in the eye — to increase to dange... read more
AliMed Announces the Release of the New SecureFit™ TPS Trendelenburg Positioning System –
DEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strengthening its position as a leader in specialty surgical positioning products, AliMed Inc. announced today the availability of the new SecureFit TPS, Trendelenburg ... read more
Patient-Centered Care: The Focus of Murtha Cancer Center
Supervisory Nurse Specialist in the Hematology-Oncology clinic Jean Ward noted that the new infusion room chairs “are safer and we can put them into Trendelenburg [position] if needed; we are able to ... read more
I'm om hospital bedrest and yesterday I started to feel some pressure. I waited, hoping it would go away but it didn't. When I told the nurse she said she would check with the doctor and sure enough, ... read more
The Impact of Trendelenburg Position and Positive End-Expiratory Pressure on the Internal Jugular Cross-Sectional Area
From the Departments of * Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, and † Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. Disclosure: The authors report no conflicts of interest. Ad... read more
Trendelenburg position help?
I am now having some bad lower back pain from using pillows under my hips. I don't really want to spend a lot of money on one of those wedge pillows but will if it comes down to it. My husband put pho... read more