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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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Patients were classified as responders if volume loading induced an increase in stroke volume determined using transoesophageal echocardiography (SV-TOE) [greater than or equal to] 15% under pneumoperitoneum combined with the Trendelenburg position, compared with that before volume loading in the same position; and as non-responders otherwise (17).
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if required, should be started in the Trendelenburg position until the surgeon undocks the robot and the patient is horizontal (49).
Included in this review are studies that examined intracranial hemodynamic management using head elevation, the flat supine and Trendelenburg positions.
The OLP was measured in the lithotomy position, 10 minutes after assuming the Trendelenburg position, 10 and 30 minutes after gas insufflation and 10 minutes before the completion of surgery.
Therefore, Trendelenburg position and positive pressure ventilation are recommended.
30-180 minutes) with a steep Trendelenburg position.
The Trendelenburg position in gynaecological laparoscopic surgery further elevates airway pressure, with the displacement of the diaphragm into the thoracic cavity producing a further decrease in respiratory compliance.
Difficulty obtaining pneumoperitoneum secondary to preperitoneal fat, difficulty ventilating these women in steep Trendelenburg position, and difficulty gaining adequate exposure during surgery are among the challenges in this patient population, she added.
We must also be aware that the Trendelenburg position increases intrathoracic pressure, impairing venous return and accentuating the change in functional residual capacity.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of passive leg elevation and Trendelenburg position on the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the internal jugular (IJ) and subclavian veins (SCV).
The intra-abdominal pressure is strictly limited to 12 mm Hg, and all patients are placed in a maximally tolerated Trendelenburg position.