Positioning and accesses

Pierre Alain Clavien, Michael G. Sarr, Yvonne Knoblauch, Dieter Hahnloser

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Abstract

Correct and stable positioning of the patient is the first step for a successful operation. Safe arm and leg positioning are crucial in preventing pressure lesions, such as ulnar or peroneal neuropathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAtlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages5-19
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9783540200048
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Clavien, P. A., Sarr, M. G., Knoblauch, Y., & Hahnloser, D. (2007). Positioning and accesses. In Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (pp. 5-19). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68866-2_2