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English translation: ceramic femoral heads

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French term or phrase:têtes fémorales céramiques
English translation:ceramic femoral heads
Entered by: Poornima Iyengar
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22:34 Sep 1, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: têtes fémorales céramiques
Communication sur les têtes fémorales céramiques

From an artificial joints manual!
bharg
India
Local time: 14:28
ceramics femoral heads
Explanation:
. In France and Germany alumina ceramics were introduced nearly 30 years ago as a candidate material for bearing surfaces in THR (Total hip replacement). It was proven that the performance and longevity of the joint replacement by virtue of ceramic’s inertness and wear resistance are facts.

Zirconia ceramics or "by night, all cats are grey"
... 8 - Heindel R., Cales B. (1992) Radioactivity of zirconia ceramics
used for femoral heads 4th World Biomaterials congres Berlin. ...
http://www.maitrise-orthop.com/corpusmaitri/orthopaedic/mo78...
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mangordi
Colombia
Local time: 03:58
Grading comment
I got the meaning of what you intended to say. Thanks for your help.
2 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +4To be exact
Poornima Iyengar
naceramics femoral heads
mangordi
na -1ceramic hip jointxxxA. Walter


  

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ceramics femoral heads


Explanation:
. In France and Germany alumina ceramics were introduced nearly 30 years ago as a candidate material for bearing surfaces in THR (Total hip replacement). It was proven that the performance and longevity of the joint replacement by virtue of ceramic’s inertness and wear resistance are facts.

Zirconia ceramics or "by night, all cats are grey"
... 8 - Heindel R., Cales B. (1992) Radioactivity of zirconia ceramics
used for femoral heads 4th World Biomaterials congres Berlin. ...
http://www.maitrise-orthop.com/corpusmaitri/orthopaedic/mo78...



    I'm a doctor
    Reference: http://www.biomateria.com/2nd_joint_wear.htm
mangordi
Colombia
Local time: 03:58
PRO pts in pair: 105
Grading comment
I got the meaning of what you intended to say. Thanks for your help.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: perhaps the "doctor" needs to brush up on adjectives
1 hr
  -> Most grateful with your elegant comments; no need to use '' '' . Thanks.

agree  Poornima Iyengar: I am glad that Bharg Shah awarded the points to you! I am sorry if my exactitude led someome to offend you!
1 day 11 hrs
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35 mins peer agreement (net): +4
To be exact


Explanation:
It should be:

ceramic femoral heads:

E.g.: Fracture of ceramic femoral heads in total hip arthroplasty.


HTH
-Poornima



    www.maitrise-orthop.com/corpusmaitri/orthopaedic/96/cales/ cales.shtml
Poornima Iyengar
Local time: 14:28
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 174

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: yes...no finial "s" is necessary for "ceramic"
39 mins
  -> Thankyou

agree  Heathcliff: Exactly (and in this business, exactitude counts)!
1 hr
  -> Thankyou! Such comments only encourage you further!

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Yes, and see this useful text :http://www.materials.qmw.ac.uk/indvisit/morgan.html
8 hrs

agree  Youri PIEDBOIS: Medical writer
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ceramic hip joint


Explanation:
Je crois que la tête fémorale se traduit mieux comme étant l'articulation
de la hanche

xxxA. Walter
Local time: 09:58
PRO pts in pair: 6
Grading comment
the context doesn't relate to any specific joint

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Is it not rather part of it?
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Comment: the context doesn't relate to any specific joint




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