KudoZ home » German to English » Medical: Cardiology


Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
21:41 Feb 17, 2005
This question was closed without grading. Reason: No acceptable answer

German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology
German term or phrase: herumziehen
Der Riva selbst zieht unter Abgabe von mehreren septalen und diagonalen Nebenästen um die Herzspitze herum und zeigt keine weiteren signifikanten Stenosierungen

I don´t quite understand the whole sentence
Christine Lam
Local time: 21:55

Summary of answers provided
4 +1s. below
2right ventricular ascending
Merry Foxworth



29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
right ventricular ascending

I believe this is what RiVA stands for.

Zieht...herum describes the course of the artery.

Merry Foxworth
United States
Local time: 21:55
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 32
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
s. below

RIVA is identical to LAD:

LAD: left anterior descending (artery)

RIVA: ramus interventricularis anterior

LAD/RIVA is a branch of the left coronary artery.

reference with further description of supply, course ...

Local time: 03:55
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 120

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.: I think I remember translating RIVA as well. Nice reference!
95 days
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Return to KudoZ list

KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search