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  1. Knee-chest position

    The knee-chest position or genupectoral position is a position used in a number of medical situations including gynecological examination and surgery, lumbar spine surgery, repair of vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) by Sims’s saucerisation procedure, labor and delivery for which it is recommended in those with a cord prolapse until delivery can occur, and administrating enemas.

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  1. Knee-Chest Position

    The posture of an individual supported by the knees and chest resting on a table.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knee-chest position in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knee-chest position in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • poloha kolenního hrudníkuCzech
  • Knie-Brust-PositionGerman
  • θέση γόνατος-στήθουςGreek
  • polvi-rinnassa asemaFinnish
  • térd-mellkas helyzetétHungarian
  • תנוחת חזהHebrew
  • situs genu pectusLatin
  • knie-borst positieDutch
  • pozycja kolana w klatce piersiowejPolish
  • genunchi-piept pozitieRomanian
  • முழங்கால்-மார்பு நிலைTamil
  • گھٹنے سینے کی پوزیشنUrdu

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