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|French to English translations [PRO]|
Medical - Medical (general) / medical report
|French term or phrase: sub-occlusion intestinale|
|Occlusion intestinale = intestinal blockage|
Not sure about 'sub' and how to fit this in.
'La patiente avait été hospitalisée en urgence dans notre service de chirugie le (date) dans un tableau de sub-occlusion intestinale, qui s'était amendé de facon progessive et spontanée sous traitment médical.
Any help much appreciated!
|partial occlusion of the intestine|
Partial occlusion outgoogles subocclusion 3:1.
Again, English medical literature will often opt for less "technical" sounding language. This is a trend championed in 1976 by the then editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, F.J. Ingelfinger.
See Ingelfinger FJ - N Engl J Med - 4-MAR-1976; 294(10): 546-7 "Obfuscation in Medical Writing"
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