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.

Fonte: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AV_nicking

Non riesco a trovare il corrispondente in italiano.
Noemi Tomassetti
Italy
Local time: 13:38


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3incrocio artero-venoso (A-V)
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arteriovenous nicking (or nipping)
incrocio artero-venoso (A-V)


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


    Reference: http://oftalmoprevenzione.xoom.it/Reti%20Ipertens.htm
PSerenella
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