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Spanish translation: Cirugía de derivación acuosa

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20:47 Nov 20, 2013
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: tube-shunt
Tube-shunt surgery (seton glaucoma surgery) involves placing a flexible plastic tube with an attached silicone drainage pouch in the eye to help drain fluid (aqueous humor) from the eye.

Alguien sabe cómo se le llama a este tipo de cirugía en español? Gracias!!
Samantha TA
Local time: 02:33
Spanish translation:Cirugía de derivación acuosa
Explanation:
Una derivación acuosa es un pequeño tubo de plástico o una válvula conectada a un extremo de un depósito o embalse (una placa redondeada u ovalada). La derivación es un dispositivo de drenaje artificial que se implanta en el ojo a través de una pequeña incisión.
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Alejandro López Mathé
Germany
Local time: 07:33
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Gracias!! :)
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4 +1Cirugía de derivación acuosa
Alejandro López Mathé


  

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Tube-shunt surgery
Cirugía de derivación acuosa


Explanation:
Una derivación acuosa es un pequeño tubo de plástico o una válvula conectada a un extremo de un depósito o embalse (una placa redondeada u ovalada). La derivación es un dispositivo de drenaje artificial que se implanta en el ojo a través de una pequeña incisión.


    Reference: http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases-es/tratamiento-...
    Reference: http://www.enfermedad-de.org/oftalmologicas/glaucoma
Alejandro López Mathé
Germany
Local time: 07:33
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Gracias!! :)

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