VD plat

English translation: Flat RV

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French term or phrase:VD plat
English translation:Flat RV
Entered by: B D Finch

13:28 Sep 2, 2019
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology / Echocardiography
French term or phrase: VD plat
Hospital discharge summary containing a short summary of echocardiography results:

FE conservé, rhthme sinusal, pressions de remplissage normal, VD plat, pas d'HTAp, VCI 12 mm, pas d'épanchement péricardique.

Is anyone able to help with "VD plat" here please?

VD = RV but I can't figure out what they mean by "plat"...

Thank you in advance!
MAC_1980
France
Local time: 09:18
Flat RV
Explanation:
I don't claim to understand exactly what it means, but this appears to be what it is in English.

https://accessemergencymedicine.mhmedical.com › content
Echocardiography is an essential skill for emergency medicine physicians ..... of pulmonary embolus, and a flat RV can be suggestive of severe hypovolemia.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov › pmc › articles › PMC3148987
by GC Smith - ‎2011 - ‎Cited by 32 - ‎Related articles
Jul 6, 2011 - A flat RV response was seen in the deferoxamine group, which again ... pressure was not systematically measured using echocardiography of ...

https://academic.oup.com › ehjcimaging › article
by K Addetia - ‎2015 - ‎Cited by 36 - ‎Related articles
Jul 9, 2015 - Although three-dimensional echocardiography (3DE) allows imagin. ... smaller RVIT curvature values and therefore more flat RV inflow regions.

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Note added at 58 mins (2019-09-02 14:26:55 GMT)
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I would guess that the adjective "flat" relates to the RV trace on the ECG showing little difference between the high and low points.
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B D Finch
France
Local time: 09:18
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Thank you very much for your help and the references!
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Flat RV


Explanation:
I don't claim to understand exactly what it means, but this appears to be what it is in English.

https://accessemergencymedicine.mhmedical.com › content
Echocardiography is an essential skill for emergency medicine physicians ..... of pulmonary embolus, and a flat RV can be suggestive of severe hypovolemia.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov › pmc › articles › PMC3148987
by GC Smith - ‎2011 - ‎Cited by 32 - ‎Related articles
Jul 6, 2011 - A flat RV response was seen in the deferoxamine group, which again ... pressure was not systematically measured using echocardiography of ...

https://academic.oup.com › ehjcimaging › article
by K Addetia - ‎2015 - ‎Cited by 36 - ‎Related articles
Jul 9, 2015 - Although three-dimensional echocardiography (3DE) allows imagin. ... smaller RVIT curvature values and therefore more flat RV inflow regions.

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Note added at 58 mins (2019-09-02 14:26:55 GMT)
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I would guess that the adjective "flat" relates to the RV trace on the ECG showing little difference between the high and low points.

B D Finch
France
Local time: 09:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your help and the references!
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Reference comments


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Reference: see

Reference information:
https://books.google.co.uk › books
Mark E. Josephson - 2002 - ‎Medical
Resetting from the RV apex results in a flat response pattern for 50 msec followed by ... can be observed on the ECG if the stimulated impulse is intermediate in ...

liz askew
United Kingdom
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 433
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Asker: Thank you very much for your help with this, Liz :)

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