Trendelenburg position

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Etymology[edit]

From Trendelenburg + position, after Friedrich Trendelenburg, the German surgeon developer of the position

Noun[edit]

Trendelenburg position ‎(uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A physical position that a patient is placed in by raising the inferior half by 30 degrees, especially useful for superior trauma or pelvic access.

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