Thoracic spine lumbar spine

Rear access to the thoracic and lumbar spine and costotransversectomy for operating 4 posttraumatic lesions, fractures and misalignment in the thoracic and lumbar spine 4 tumours, spondylitis, spondylodiscitis 4 scoliosis 4 spondylolisthesis 4 Special head positioning cushion for prone position 4 Thorax, pelvic and wedge cushions, padded roll 4 Special bolster for prone position 4 Shaving in the area of the incision and preoperative skin cleansing 4 Standard operating table position 1, position...

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Toms, occasionally also with the consequences of rhab-domyolysis (crushed kidney, electrolyte disorders). 10.3.4.1 Diagnosis and differential diagnosis As a rule, position-induced nerve injuries are to be diagnosed in a binding fashion on the basis of a careful study of the case history together with clinical and possibly neurophysiological examinations. In any case, due consideration must be given to possible causes independent of the surgical procedure and also other iatrogenic causes (O...

Positioning injuries as seen by the anaesthetist

10.1.1 Division of labour between surgeon and anaesthetist The positioning of the patient on the operating table and monitoring the correct position is a shared task for surgeon and anaesthetist. The shared responsibility and distribution of labour is stipulated in the agreements between the Professional Federation of German Anaesthetists and the Professional Federation of Surgeons or of Orthopaedic Specialists 8-10 . Accordingly, the anaesthetist is responsible for positioning the patient to...

Pelvic girdle

Access to the front pelvic girdle, ilium, iliosacral joint and hip joint (Pfannenstiel, modified Stoppa, ilioinguinal, anterolateral, Judet, Smith-Peterson) for operating 4 fractures, misalignment and posttraumatic lesions in the front pelvic girdle, ilium, iliosacral joint and at the symphysis 4 tumours, osteomyelitis, ossification 4 tamponade for pelvic bleeding 4 placement of the pelvic cingulum 4 Arm positioning devices 4 Possibly table extension 4 Shaving in the area of the incision and...

Cervical spine

15.1.1 Supine position CRP horseshoe-shaped headrest Ventral access to the upper and lower cervical vertebrae without the possibility of intraoperative, external reposition measures for 4 dens fractures, dens pseudarthrosis 4 posttraumatic lesions, misalignment and fractures in the upper and lower cervical vertebrae 4 tumours, spondylitis, spondylodiscitis 4 degenerative changes of the lower cervical vertebrae 4 Arm positioning devices 4 CRP horseshoe-shaped headrest 4 Shaving in the area of...

Positioning techniques depending on various surgical indications

Urethral Sphincter Endoskopy

Penis e.g. penis deviation (Nesbit), hypospadia correction, epispadia correction. Testicles e.g. vasectomy, varicocele ligature, vasovasostomy and epididy-movasostomy, microepididymal and testicular sperm extraction (MESA and TESE), spermatocelectomy, epididymectomy. Abdominal operations e.g. suprapubic cystostomy, retroperitoneal lymph-adenectomy, transperitoneal nephrectomy possibly with cavotomy and tumour thrombectomy, intraperitonealisation of the ureters, augmentation of the bladder,...

Operating table

The centrepiece of every operating theatre is the operating table. The operating table or the position in which it is erected is the basis for arranging all other high-tech devices, such as ceiling mounts for anaesthesia systems and surgery, operating lights, possibly ceiling-mounted X-ray image intensifiers or surgical microscopes, together with air-conditioning ceilings and panels. What exactly is an operating table An attempt to explain this with the help of a dictionary is sure to fail...

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