Cupulectomia

English translation: Radial head resection

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Spanish term or phrase:Cupulectomia
English translation:Radial head resection
Entered by: David Russell

12:39 Dec 14, 2016
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Surgery
Spanish term or phrase: Cupulectomia
From a medical report (I think from Spain) on a patient who fell and fractured the radial head. This was the procedure followed to treat it:

"e interviene realizándose reducción cruenta más osteosíntesis en placa ALCP de reconstrucción de cubito y cupulectomia de la cabeza radial con resultado satisfactorio."
David Russell
Spain
Local time: 03:01
Radial head resection
Explanation:
Searches for this term show "resección de la cabeza radial" which could be translated as radial head resection. It seems to be procedure in elbow surgery

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Note added at 33 mins (2016-12-14 13:12:37 GMT)
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Background: In the past, radial head resection was the surgical treatment of choice for radial head fractures that could not be internally fixed. More recently, radial head implant arthroplasty has gained popularity for the treatment of isolated radial head fractures. The purpose of the present study was to review the long-term results of radial head resection after radial head fractures not associated with elbow instability in patients younger than forty years of age.

jbjs.org/content/92/3/558

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Note added at 1 hr (2016-12-14 14:34:01 GMT)
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Existen tres tipos principales de cirugía. Uno es la resección, en la que se extrae la cabeza del radio fracturada. Otro tipo es la reducción abierta y la fijación interna (RAFI), en la que el hueso fracturado se ubica en su posición original y se fija en su lugar mediante el uso de diversos dispositivos como tornillos. El tercer tipo de intervención quirúrgica es el reemplazo de cabeza del radio o artroplastia, ---
www.cochrane.org/.../intervenciones-quirurgicas-para-el-tra...
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Marie Wilson
Spain
Local time: 03:01
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Radial head resection


Explanation:
Searches for this term show "resección de la cabeza radial" which could be translated as radial head resection. It seems to be procedure in elbow surgery

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Note added at 33 mins (2016-12-14 13:12:37 GMT)
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Background: In the past, radial head resection was the surgical treatment of choice for radial head fractures that could not be internally fixed. More recently, radial head implant arthroplasty has gained popularity for the treatment of isolated radial head fractures. The purpose of the present study was to review the long-term results of radial head resection after radial head fractures not associated with elbow instability in patients younger than forty years of age.

jbjs.org/content/92/3/558

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Note added at 1 hr (2016-12-14 14:34:01 GMT)
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Existen tres tipos principales de cirugía. Uno es la resección, en la que se extrae la cabeza del radio fracturada. Otro tipo es la reducción abierta y la fijación interna (RAFI), en la que el hueso fracturado se ubica en su posición original y se fija en su lugar mediante el uso de diversos dispositivos como tornillos. El tercer tipo de intervención quirúrgica es el reemplazo de cabeza del radio o artroplastia, ---
www.cochrane.org/.../intervenciones-quirurgicas-para-el-tra...


Marie Wilson
Spain
Local time: 03:01
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rachael Ellis: Yes, I agree (I posted in the same answer in the discussion) :)
5 mins
  -> Thanks, I hadn't seen the discussion, sorry about that

agree  liz askew: Manual de Ortopedia Y Traumatologia https://books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=9870590160 - Translate this page Si la fractura es conminuta, estará indicada la resección quirúrgica de los fragmentos, es decir la resección completa de toda la cabeza (cupulectom
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Liz
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