The Physiology and Complications of the Trendelenburg Position™

Anesthesiologist Dr. Hewer Describes Unique Trendelenburg Patient Restraint Position The Physiology and Complications of the Trendelenburg Position. Presented at the B.M.A., C.M.A., O.M.A., Annual Meeting, Toronto, June 1955By: C. Langton Hewer, M.B., M.R.C.P., F.F.A.R.C.S., London, Eng. The Head-Down position in surgery is believed to have been described originally in 1885 by W. Meyer, who was […]

Robotics in practice: New angles on safer positioning

Contemporary OB/GYN Obstetrics – Gynecology & Women’s HealthBy: Ali Ghomi, MD  October 01, 2012   Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery is becoming more prevalent and typically is performed in the steepest degree of Trendelenburg possible, yet such positioning can cause several perioperative complications and may, in fact, be unnecessary for benign gynecologic procedures. Application of the da Vinci Surgical […]

Preventing Patient Sliding in Steep Trendelenburg

This study covering 503 patients shows a perfect “No-Slide” safety record for TrenGuard™ Trendelenburg Restraint Evidence-Based Nursing Practice and Research Poster Presentation from OR Manager Conference 2016 The use of a safe no-slide patient restraint is important when creating a safe environment for patients placed in the Trendelenburg position. A 2016 University of Michigan Health […]


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