A position, used for pelvic surgery and to treat shock, in which a patient lies face upwards on a tilted table or bed with the pelvis higher than the head.
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- A deterioration in cardiac performance occurred when patients were moved from the Trendelenburg position to the supine position.
- These findings suggest that placing a patient in the modified Trendelenburg position can effectively displace blood from the lower extremities into the central circulation to improve hemodynamics.
- Hypotension is treated by placing the patient in the Trendelenburg position and administering IV fluids.
late 19th century: named after Friedrich Trendelenburg (1844–1924), German surgeon.
Definición de Trendelenburg position en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.