14:31 Apr 26, 2018
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French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Orthopedic surgery
French term or phrase: quille
Context: This is from a report concerning a total knee replacement.
"Mise en places des implants définitifs : fémur taille 4, tibia taille 3, quille longueur 40, scellées avec ciment Palacos Genta."
Neal Allen
United States
Local time: 21:39

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4a keel
Ellen Kraus

Discussion entries: 2



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a keel

What does keel mean? ... keel. (in prosthetics) a device in a stored-energy foot prosthesis that bends the foot upward when weight is applied to the toe. ... 2007 Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Note added at 29 Min. (2018-04-26 15:01:12 GMT)

Total knee arthroplasty using cementless keels and cemented tibial ...
09.01.2008 - Many of these cementless implant designs use additional devices, such as screws, pegs or keels, on the tibial component to improve fixation, and some ... Spinal anaesthesia, including intrathecal bupivacine and morphine, was used and intravenous cefazolin was administered for surgical prophylaxis

Ellen Kraus
Local time: 06:39
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 60
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