Definición de Trendelenburg position en inglés:

Trendelenburg position

Saltos de línea: Tren|de¦len|burg pos|ition
Pronunciación: /trɛnˈdɛlənbəːg


  • 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.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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.

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