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English term or phrase:by a factor of
Italian translation:xxx volte superiore a ...
Entered by: Giulia D'Ascanio
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12:54 Feb 14, 2009
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: by a factor of
XXX measured
the whole blood metal ion concentrations following metal/metal hip resurfacing in a consecutive series of 76
patients at 1 year after surgery. Postoperative radiographic
measurements of cup inclination and anteversion
were obtained using EBRA.
Mean whole blood
chromium and cobalt levels were higher in patients
receiving the smallest implants than in those with the
largest prostheses **by a factor of 3 and 9** respectively.

Non capisco come interpretare l'ultima parte della frase...
Giulia D'Ascanio
Italy
Local time: 17:57
i livelli medi di cromo e cobalto
Explanation:
Io la capisco così:

Nei pazienti a cui sono state impiantate le protesi più piccole, i livelli ematici medi di cromo e cobalto erano rispettivamente tre volte e nove volte superiori rispetto a quelli dei pazienti a cui sono state impiantate le protesi di dimensioni superiori.



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Note added at 28 mins (2009-02-14 13:23:21 GMT) Post-grading
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Ti capisco, però sembra un testo interessante...
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Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 17:57
Grading comment
Grazie... la stanchezza comincia proprio a farsi sentire :(
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4 +2i livelli medi di cromo e cobalto
Laura Gentili


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i livelli medi di cromo e cobalto


Explanation:
Io la capisco così:

Nei pazienti a cui sono state impiantate le protesi più piccole, i livelli ematici medi di cromo e cobalto erano rispettivamente tre volte e nove volte superiori rispetto a quelli dei pazienti a cui sono state impiantate le protesi di dimensioni superiori.



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Note added at 28 mins (2009-02-14 13:23:21 GMT) Post-grading
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Ti capisco, però sembra un testo interessante...

Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 17:57
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 647
Grading comment
Grazie... la stanchezza comincia proprio a farsi sentire :(
Notes to answerer
Asker: Sì, è vero... che stupida, non ci avevo proprio pensato :(


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Feb 14, 2009 - Changes made by Giulia D'Ascanio:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/623430">Giulia D'Ascanio's</a> old entry - "by a factor of" » "i livelli medi di cromo e cobalto"


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