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hochnähte

English translation: hitch stitches

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German term or phrase:hochnähte
English translation:hitch stitches
Entered by: ebell
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08:38 Jul 10, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: hochnähte
This is in an operation report (aortic valve replacement):
"Mehere perikardhochnähte"
"Einstellen der aortenklappe nach Anbringen von Hochnähte an den Kommissuren".

Could anyone tell me what to call these in English please?

Many thanks
ebell
Local time: 20:25
Dandy method
Explanation:
according to the Real-Lexikon der Medizin

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Note added at 2003-07-10 09:49:53 (GMT)
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Which Real defines as:
\"zikuläre Knopfnahtfixierung der Dura durch sog. \'hitch-stiches\'

so perhaps HITCH STICHES is what you\'re looking for
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Jonathan MacKerron
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Dandy method


Explanation:
according to the Real-Lexikon der Medizin

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2003-07-10 09:49:53 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Which Real defines as:
\"zikuläre Knopfnahtfixierung der Dura durch sog. \'hitch-stiches\'

so perhaps HITCH STICHES is what you\'re looking for

Jonathan MacKerron
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Many thanks for your help - much appreciated
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