02:05 Oct 6, 2013
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / medical abbreviation
Spanish term or phrase: OPR por HCI
Identification of two medical abbreviations in the Progress Notes for a patient with Herniated nucleus pulposus at the C5/C6 level.

Text reads: "HNP C5-C6, OPR por HCI"

Source: Puerto Rico.
Amy Huras
Local time: 02:09

Summary of answers provided
3 -2Cirugía abierta por HCI
Sara Ruiz
Summary of reference entries provided
liz askew



4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): -2
Cirugía abierta por HCI

OpR Open repair
HCI HealthCare Insight

    Reference: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20101117/HCI-unveils-next-g...
    Reference: http://www.linkedin.com/company/healthcare-insight
Sara Ruiz
Local time: 08:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Joseph Tein: Pero la palabra "por" sí está en la oración, y Amy dice que quería una traducción del español al inglés. Además, estoy de acuerdo con Liz (abajo): "HealthCare Insight" no tiene nada que ver.
9 mins
  -> It's writen in English....OpR open repair and HCI HealthCare Insight, the only word in spanish , I think, is por.

disagree  liz askew: Health Care Insight has nothing to do with it.
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Reference: see

Reference information:

Different types of back surgery include:
• Diskectomy. This involves removal of the herniated portion of a disk to relieve irritation and inflammation of a nerve. It's done as an open surgery and typically involves full or partial removal of the back portion of a vertebra (lamina) to access the ruptured disk.

liz askew
United Kingdom
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 3998
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Asker: Thanks, Liz. I found this reference information very helpful.

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