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English translation: Complete Arrhythmia caused by AF (Atrial Fibrillation)

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Spanish term or phrase:AC x FA
English translation:Complete Arrhythmia caused by AF (Atrial Fibrillation)
Entered by: Adam Burman
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16:13 Sep 1, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Spanish term or phrase: AC x FA
This appears in the diagnostics of the patient admitted for pneumonia.

1)CHRONIC RESPIRATORY FAILURE, ACUTE HYPERCAPNIA
2)RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS
3)ACUTE COPD
4)TRACHEOBRONCHITIS CAUSED BY PSEUDOMONA AERUGINOSA AND KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIA
5)PNEUMONIA CAUSED BY STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIA AND KLEBSIELLA IN RIGHT LUNG
6)SEPTIC SHOCK
7) AC x FA
8) ENFERMEDAD DEL NODO SINUSAL
9) PARO SINUSAL QUE PRECISO MARCAPASOS TRANSITORIO

Many thanks in advance.
Adam Burman
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:59
Complete Arrhythmia caused by AF (Atrial Fibrillation)
Explanation:
See Below:

DAÑO PULMONAR POR AMIODARONA POSTERIOR A CIRUGÍA TORÁCICA. PRESENTACIÓN DE DOS CASOS

Soler T., Hernández A., Díaz C., Farías P., Acuña J. y Gualda M. Hospital Militar de Santiago.

Es conocido el daño pulmonar por Amiodarona especialmente su forma crónica, recientemente se han descrito los primeros casos de toxicidad aguda en pacientes sometidos a cirugía pulmonar, cardíaca e incluso a angiografías pulmonares, no se sabe la causa pero se relaciona con los cambios de concentración del fármaco a nivel pulmonar producidos por la cirugía. Paciente varón de 50 años, cardiopata, EPOC, sometido a cirugía cardíaca por Infarto Agudo al Miocardio (IAM). Con Arritmia Completa por Fibrilación auricular (ACxFA) en el postoperatorio inmediato, que requirió conversión con Amiodarona endovenosa, después de tres días de su inicio presenta agitación psicomotora, disnea progresiva, mayores requerimientos de oxígeno, en radiografía de tórax se evidencian infiltrados pulmonares izquierdos, y derrame pleural pequeño, interpretandose


[Complete arrhythmia, caused by atrial fibrillation, causing ...
[Complete arrhythmia, caused by atrial fibrillation, causing ischemic cerebral vascular accident following acute alcoholic intoxication in a young subject] ...
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubM... - Similar pages

and

AF = Atrial Fibrillation

from Dicc. de Acrónimos con Simbolos y Abreviaturas para las Ciencias de la Salud (Dr Mariano Illera Martín)

Don't know whether there is an abbrev. for "Complete Arrhythmia" - perhaps there is in UK English?
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liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:59
Grading comment
Thanks again!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2Complete Arrhythmia caused by AF (Atrial Fibrillation)liz askew


  

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Complete Arrhythmia caused by AF (Atrial Fibrillation)


Explanation:
See Below:

DAÑO PULMONAR POR AMIODARONA POSTERIOR A CIRUGÍA TORÁCICA. PRESENTACIÓN DE DOS CASOS

Soler T., Hernández A., Díaz C., Farías P., Acuña J. y Gualda M. Hospital Militar de Santiago.

Es conocido el daño pulmonar por Amiodarona especialmente su forma crónica, recientemente se han descrito los primeros casos de toxicidad aguda en pacientes sometidos a cirugía pulmonar, cardíaca e incluso a angiografías pulmonares, no se sabe la causa pero se relaciona con los cambios de concentración del fármaco a nivel pulmonar producidos por la cirugía. Paciente varón de 50 años, cardiopata, EPOC, sometido a cirugía cardíaca por Infarto Agudo al Miocardio (IAM). Con Arritmia Completa por Fibrilación auricular (ACxFA) en el postoperatorio inmediato, que requirió conversión con Amiodarona endovenosa, después de tres días de su inicio presenta agitación psicomotora, disnea progresiva, mayores requerimientos de oxígeno, en radiografía de tórax se evidencian infiltrados pulmonares izquierdos, y derrame pleural pequeño, interpretandose


[Complete arrhythmia, caused by atrial fibrillation, causing ...
[Complete arrhythmia, caused by atrial fibrillation, causing ischemic cerebral vascular accident following acute alcoholic intoxication in a young subject] ...
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubM... - Similar pages

and

AF = Atrial Fibrillation

from Dicc. de Acrónimos con Simbolos y Abreviaturas para las Ciencias de la Salud (Dr Mariano Illera Martín)

Don't know whether there is an abbrev. for "Complete Arrhythmia" - perhaps there is in UK English?

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:59
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 3841
Grading comment
Thanks again!

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agree  Robert Copeland: yes-you beat me by a matter of seconds... jeje
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agree  Neil Ashby: So why neutral? Thanks Liz, it's helped me a further 6 years on...
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