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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.
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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.
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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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This study evaluated the effect of passive leg elevation and Trendelenburg position on the CSA of the IJV or the SCV using ultrasound imaging.
Sasada currently uses a minimum Trendelenburg position and an iPad when performing robotic-assisted hysterectomy and other pelvic surgeries, but not in all cases, as some OR beds have built-in clinometers.
The pneumoperitoneum in combination with the Trendelenburg position resulted in inward movement of the ETT tip to the carina in 99% of the patients and [D.sub.TC1] was shorter than [D.sub.TC0] by 1.4 cm on average and 2.2 cm maximum.
However, the reduction in venous outflow from the head caused by pneumoperitoneum in a prolonged, exaggerated Trendelenburg position may be severe enough to cause laryngeal oedema, as was seen in Case 1.
The other is that we might not count all bleeding during laparoscopic surgery because aspirating the blood from the upper abdomen in Trendelenburg position is not always easy and sometimes skipped if the bleeding seemed not that much.
Suzuki et al., "Transient but significant visual field defects after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in deep Trendelenburg position," PLoS One, vol.
Comparison of volume-controlled ventilation and pressure-controlled ventilation volume guaranteed during laparoscopic surgery in Trendelenburg position. J Clin Anesth.
We would like to emphasize on the importance of using less traumatic methods instead of an adhesive tape to fix the tube on patients with spider angioma or facial telangiectasia as well as indicate the possible mechanical harms of the Trendelenburg position during laparoscopic procedures in order to avoid similarly disheartening situations, albeit of no clinical importance.
Koh, "Anaesthesia for roboticassisted radical prostatectomy: Considerations for laparoscopy in the Trendelenburg position," Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol.
The patient was positioned supine with bed tilted head-down (Trendelenburg position) and rolled leftward.
The patient was then placed in a supine, 20-degree Trendelenburg position. However, radiology reported that the mass did not change its place during movements; a free-floating white colored mass was observed in the small intestine above the bladder during laparoscopy (Figure 1(d)).
Proper management of a vasovagal reaction involves termination of the noxious stimulus, intravenous volume replacement, the Trendelenburg position, and administration of atropine (0.6 to 1 mg intravenously) [6].