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16:40 Feb 19, 2018
German to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Cardiology
German term or phrase:Fräsrotationsthrombektomie
I have heard of "Rotationsthrombektomie", but without the "Fräs" part....
Is this a new procedure or a typo?
The patient has had several "Rotationsthrombektomie" procedures in the past (mainly in the femoral and popliteal arteries in 2017), but this time he is having a Fräsrotationsthrombektomie, also in the superficial femoral artery.
I think they are talking about a "drill" or "burr". French = fraise.
www.uchospitals.edu › ... › Services Offered › Coronary Artery Disease & Chest Pain
Atherectomy is a procedure in which plaque is removed from the inside of an artery. Different methods are used to perform atherectomies. One method, called rotational atherectomy, involves the use of a special burr or drill on the tip of a catheter that rotates to shave the plaque into tiny pieces. Another method is directional ...
Reference: rotational atherectomy (RA) with diamond-tipped burr drills
Reference information: The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook E-Book https://books.google.com/books?isbn=032350874X
Morton J. Kern, Michael J Lim, Paul Sorajja - 2017 - Medical
Adjunctive Devices for Non-Balloon Coronary Interventional Techniques and Devices: Rotational Atherectomy, Thrombectomy, Cutting Balloons, and Embolic ... The principal mechanism for rotational atherectomy (RA) is differential cutting in which the diamond-tipped burr drills through rigid atherosclerotic plaque ...