Arteriovenous nicking (or nipping)

10:45 Jan 17, 2012
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology / Fondo Oculare
English term or phrase: Arteriovenous nicking (or nipping)
AV, or arteriovenous nicking (also known as arteriovenous nipping in the UK) is the phenomenon where, on ophthalmologic examination, an arteriole is seen crossing a venule resulting in impaction of the vein with bulging on either side of the crossing. This is most commonly seen in hypertensive retinopathy.


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Noemi Tomassetti
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3incrocio artero-venoso (A-V)



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arteriovenous nicking (or nipping)
incrocio artero-venoso (A-V)

cercando in diversi siti specializzati viene fuori sempre la terminologia incrocio arteo-venoso che acquista valore patologico in presenza di alcuni segni specifici.

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