Genu pectoral

genupectoral position A position with the patient on the knees, thighs upright, the head and upper part of the chest resting on the table, arms crossed above the head.

(jē′noo″pek′tŏ-răl, jen″ū jen″oo-) [ genu + pectoral] Pert. to the chest and knees (as in the knee-chest position). Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners Want to thank TFD for its existence?

Medical dictionary posición genupectoral— Posición rodilla tórax. Para adoptar la posición genupectoral, la persona se arrodilla de forma que el peso del cuerpo sea soportado por las rodillas y el tórax, quedando el abdomen elevado. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la …

Primer tiempo quirurgico: en posicion genupectoral se realiza una diseccion sagital posterior prerrectal, que crea un trayecto desde el perine hasta el fondo de saco de Douglas, con colocacion de una guia en este lugar (figuras 2 y 3).

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Define genupectoral position. genupectoral position synonyms, genupectoral position pronunciation, genupectoral position translation, English dictionary definition of genupectoral position. n. 1. A place or location. 2. a. The right or appropriate place: The bands are in position for the parade’s start. b. A strategic area occupied by members… Genupectoral position – definition of …

genupectoral position (knee-chest position) (jen-yoo-pek-ter-ăl) n.the position of a patient in which the weight of the body is supported on the knees and chest.

KNEE-CHEST/GENUPECTORAL POSITION Patient is rest on the knees and the chest. The head is turned to one side with the cheek on a pillow. A pillow is placed under the chest.

Edgard Hirtz (1849 – 1916) was German born, French trained physician. Hirtz Sign (1911) ore knee-chest position in pericardial effusion