lembi ispessiti

English translation: thickened (valve) leaflets

13:24 Apr 17, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology / Patient with vascular disease
Italian term or phrase: lembi ispessiti
Ecocardiogramma Mitrale: lembi ispessiti, non stenotici.
Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.
United States
Local time: 08:34
English translation:thickened (valve) leaflets
Explanation:
...especially if you have mitral regurgitation or thickened valve leaflets.
http://www.tmc.edu/thi/mvp.html

... The tip of a mitral valve (MV) leaflet is also thickened. ... 4: The cursor for continuous wave Doppler is in place between the mitral valve leaflets. ...
http://www.acvr.ucdavis.edu/about/certification_exam/cases_2...


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Note added at 5 mins (2005-04-17 13:29:26 GMT)
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Viewed from the left atrium, 3D reconstruction of mitral stenosis displays the restricted orifice, thickened leaflet margins and prominent left atrial appendage...

The left ventricular view clearly shows thickened leaflets with a restricted orifice due to symmetrical commissural fusion.
http://heart.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/84/suppl_2/ii7

Patients with abnormally thickened leaflets or significant mitral regurgitation require antibiotic prophylaxis before certain medical and dental procedure to prevent infections of the mitral valve.
http://www.healthyhearts.com/diseases.htm
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Gilberto Lacchia
Italy
Local time: 17:34
Grading comment
Thank you, Gilberto!
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thickened (valve) leaflets


Explanation:
...especially if you have mitral regurgitation or thickened valve leaflets.
http://www.tmc.edu/thi/mvp.html

... The tip of a mitral valve (MV) leaflet is also thickened. ... 4: The cursor for continuous wave Doppler is in place between the mitral valve leaflets. ...
http://www.acvr.ucdavis.edu/about/certification_exam/cases_2...


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Note added at 5 mins (2005-04-17 13:29:26 GMT)
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Viewed from the left atrium, 3D reconstruction of mitral stenosis displays the restricted orifice, thickened leaflet margins and prominent left atrial appendage...

The left ventricular view clearly shows thickened leaflets with a restricted orifice due to symmetrical commissural fusion.
http://heart.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/84/suppl_2/ii7

Patients with abnormally thickened leaflets or significant mitral regurgitation require antibiotic prophylaxis before certain medical and dental procedure to prevent infections of the mitral valve.
http://www.healthyhearts.com/diseases.htm

Gilberto Lacchia
Italy
Local time: 17:34
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Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in category: 180
Grading comment
Thank you, Gilberto!

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agree  Elena Sgarbo (X): Yes, "leaflets" is the word, here :-))
3 mins
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agree  eileengreen
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