Modified stirrups for dorsal lithotomy positioning

P. K. Reddy*, A. A. Sidi, P. H. Lange

*Corresponding author for this work

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The modified dorsal lithotomy position is excellent for radical pelvic operations. Use of modified Krauss arm supports as stirrups, along with pneumatic devices that intermittently compress the legs, significantly reduces postoperative morbidity in patients who undergo operations in this position.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
Number of pages3
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


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