lithotomy

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lithotomy

[lə′thäd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a calculus.
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For POP-Q evaluation, all the subjects were examined by one physician in the dorsal lithotomic position with an empty bladder.
Finally, the patient who adopted the lithotomic posture had the inferior limbs bent: the right superior limb was bent at elbow level, while the left one lay along the body.
After a pregnant woman was given the information about some possible body posture during labor a woman in childbirth was conceded a right to choose: labors in lithotomic position (supine posture) were delivered in 37 women, in sitting posture (semisitting, in squatty posture)--in 23, and in standing posture (standing while leaning on the table or the back of the bed)--in 27.