Blid-cm

English translation: Heart/ thorax ratio

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German term or phrase:Herz Thorax Quotient
English translation:Heart/ thorax ratio
Entered by: Dr.G.MD (X)

02:05 Apr 13, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Health Care / Cardiac patient
German term or phrase: Blid-cm
This comes after heart/thorax quotient: HTQ 16/30 Bild-cm

unless there is a typo again...

This is REALLY my last question on this.

Many thanks to all who helped.
Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.
United States
Local time: 17:34
Herz Thorax Quotient
Explanation:
This is my explanation:

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-04-13 02:12:18 GMT)
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This somewhat antiquated relation in the age of ultrasound describes the relation total chest width (innner demarcation of ribs to the maximun size (configuration) of the heart. In this chest X-ray film the respective measurements are 16cm (heart) and 30 cm (maximal width inner delineation ribs to ribs)

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Note added at 15 mins (2005-04-13 02:20:35 GMT)
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Sorry, Zareh - a typo, should be BILD (for chest FILM)
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Dr.G.MD (X)
Local time: 02:34
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Herz Thorax Quotient


Explanation:
This is my explanation:

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-04-13 02:12:18 GMT)
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This somewhat antiquated relation in the age of ultrasound describes the relation total chest width (innner demarcation of ribs to the maximun size (configuration) of the heart. In this chest X-ray film the respective measurements are 16cm (heart) and 30 cm (maximal width inner delineation ribs to ribs)

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Note added at 15 mins (2005-04-13 02:20:35 GMT)
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Sorry, Zareh - a typo, should be BILD (for chest FILM)

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