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21:41 Feb 17, 2005
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German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology
German term or phrase: herumziehen
Der Riva selbst zieht unter Abgabe von mehreren septalen und diagonalen Nebenästen um die Herzspitze herum und zeigt keine weiteren signifikanten Stenosierungen

I don´t quite understand the whole sentence
Christine Lam
Local time: 05:12
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4 +1s. belowMMUlr
2right ventricular ascendingMerry Foxworth


  

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right ventricular ascending


Explanation:
I believe this is what RiVA stands for.

Zieht...herum describes the course of the artery.


Merry Foxworth
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s. below


Explanation:
RIVA is identical to LAD:

LAD: left anterior descending (artery)

RIVA: ramus interventricularis anterior

LAD/RIVA is a branch of the left coronary artery.

reference with further description of supply, course ...
http://www.cardiologysite.com/html/lad.html


MMUlr
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.: I think I remember translating RIVA as well. Nice reference!
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