lithotomy


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lithotomy

[lə′thäd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a calculus.
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Nonetheless, in the lithotomy position, positon of ureteric catheter is also confirmed by single shot fluoroscopy, in which a diluted urografin is injected and single shot is taken, all the images of fluoroscopy including plain image containing Kidney stone are automatically saved for each patient in biplanar Toshiba with rotating C-Arm fluoroscope (Toshiba X-Ray Image Intensifier, Model Number E5830SD-P4A).
One patient who had stone removal surgery with a transoral open combination surgery with lithotomy had temporary lingual nerve paresthesia for two days after the surgery.
The flat sleep/exam surface provides comfortable support in various exam positions including prone, lithotomy, supine, and elevated sit.
The AdVance[R] sling (American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MN, USA) placement was performed under spinal anesthesia in dorsal lithotomy position, as described by Rehder and Gozzi (8).
In gynecologic and cystoscopic procedures requiring lithotomy position, the patient can lose up to 36 percent of their body heat in the legs alone.
Authors have suggested many different versions of the supine and prone positions to optimize the technique: the lateral [9], laterally flexed [10], lateral with abducted legs [11], prone split leg [12], prone-reverse lithotomy [13], supine crossed-leg [14], and supine with legs flexed in supports [3] are only some of them.
In addition, though our dataset includes patients undergoing several surgical procedures, given the single case of TNS observed, we are unable to statistically verify known risk factors for TNS, such as lithotomy position and obesity [1].
Well leg compartment syndrome (WLCS) is a rare but severe complication after the surgery in lithotomy position.
The bladder had descended in the pelvis and the patient could lie in the lithotomy position.
The hydrostatic method recommended by the World Health Organization, which was described by O'Sullivan in 1945, was not attempted in this case as 24 hours had already elapsed since the inversion--the method was therefore unlikely to be successful and would increase the risk of infection.[2-5] The hydrostatic method is performed in an operating theatre with the woman in the lithotomy position; sterile water or normal saline is rapidly instilled into the vagina using a fluid-giving set with a tight seal at the introitus using hands or preferably a silastic ventouse cup.
In brief, the patient was placed in the lithotomy position, and perineal skin prepped in a sterile manner.
* All patients subjected to lateral internal sphincterotomy were treated by the same surgeons using uniform method of lateral sphincterotomy in the lithotomy position (surgical procedure is mentioned later).