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glatt bzw. gerippt

English translation: corded balloon


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German term or phrase:gerippter Ballon
English translation:corded balloon
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06:40 Sep 5, 2001
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Medical - Medical: Cardiology
German term or phrase: glatt bzw. gerippt
Retrograde Kardioplegiekanüle mit glattem Ballon und mit geripptem Ballon.
My question: how do I translate "glatt" and "gerippt"?
Antoinette-M. Sixt Ruth
Local time: 16:43
I would translate it with smooth and ribbed, another possibilty for 'gerippt' would be 'corded'
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Thomas Bollmann
Local time: 23:43
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na +1smooth or pleated (with folds)
Tom Funke
Thomas Bollmann



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I would translate it with smooth and ribbed, another possibilty for 'gerippt' would be 'corded'

Thomas Bollmann
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smooth or pleated (with folds)

smooth or pleated

(The terminology here is similar to balloon enema tips).

Searched English pages for balloon catheter folds OR pleats OR pleated. Results 1 - 10 of about 371. Search took 0.46 seconds

Folds in balloon:

UT-Houston Health Science Center - Health Leader, Cutting ...
... Technologies, consists of a balloon catheter that has three or four miniature blades,
called atherotomes, tucked within the folds of the balloon. The folds of ... - 22k - Cached - Similar pages
Urological Associates: Published Papers
... The balloon is then deflated and withdrawn over the guidewire with a counter-clockwise
rotary movement to refold the pleats. An 18 F or 20 F Councill catheter ... - 25k - Cached - Similar pages

    30 years in medical radiology
Tom Funke
Local time: 17:43
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16

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Jul 19, 2012 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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