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English translation: angioplasty

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German term or phrase:Angioplastie
English translation:angioplasty
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15:14 Oct 4, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical
German term or phrase: Angioplastic
general cardiology
Caitriona O'Callanain
Local time: 16:14
angioplasty (or angioplastic)
Explanation:
The "c" at the end suggests that this may be either a mis-spelling of the german noun Angioplstik. Another possibility, though less likely, is a Germanized form of a related English adjective (angioplastic = angioplastisch) which is very uncommon:
AltaVista (English): The number of documents that contain your search terms: angioplastic 171 • angioplasty 103215

angioplasty: an engiographic procedure for elimnination of areas of narrowing in blood vessels (balloon angioplasty, laser a. , thermal a., percutaneous transluminal a. [as opposed to femoral route), transluminal coronary a. )
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, ISBN 0 7216 2859 1)

All the best Tom

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Tom Funke
Local time: 11:14
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4 +3angioplasty (or angioplastic)
Tom Funke


  

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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
angioplasty (or angioplastic)


Explanation:
The "c" at the end suggests that this may be either a mis-spelling of the german noun Angioplstik. Another possibility, though less likely, is a Germanized form of a related English adjective (angioplastic = angioplastisch) which is very uncommon:
AltaVista (English): The number of documents that contain your search terms: angioplastic 171 • angioplasty 103215

angioplasty: an engiographic procedure for elimnination of areas of narrowing in blood vessels (balloon angioplasty, laser a. , thermal a., percutaneous transluminal a. [as opposed to femoral route), transluminal coronary a. )
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, ISBN 0 7216 2859 1)

All the best Tom




    see above, and 30+ years in medical radiology
Tom Funke
Local time: 11:14
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419

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