CITACION, TCI, ADA, ACX, and ACD

English translation: LMCA, LAD, LCX, RCA

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Spanish term or phrase:CITACION, TCI, ADA, ACX, and ACD
English translation:LMCA, LAD, LCX, RCA
Entered by: Elena Sgarbo (X)

13:38 Sep 7, 2000
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Spanish term or phrase: CITACION, TCI, ADA, ACX, and ACD
This is a medical report concerning a patient who has had a myocardial infarction. The word "CITACION" appears as a heading for the very last paragraph of the report. Could it mean "conclusion or comment" ?
The abbreviation "TCI normal" appears in the context of coronary angiography. I suspect it could mean "Tension cardiaca interior" Could somebody confirm this ? The other abbreviations all relate to the various coronary arteries, i.e. "ADA con segmento proximal normal. Estenosis difusa del 70% de toda la ADA media con lecho distal mediano-fino. ACX normal. ACD dominante. Estenosis no significativa en la transicion entre los segmentos proximal y medio. Estenosis difusa del 70% en la ACD distal..."
Wivine de Beco
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Explanation:
Wivine,
the translations for the abbreviations are:
- TCI (tronco coronario izquierdo) normal: LMA (Left main artery)normal
- ADA (arteria descendente anterior): LAD (left anterior descending)
- ACX (arteria circunfleja): LCX (left circumflex artery)
- ACD (arteria coronaria derecha): RCA (right coronary artery)
As for "CITACION", I'm sure is a transcription error. They meant "Conclusión", i.e., "Conclusion" in English, which is what is written as as a heading of the last paragraph in the report of a coronary angiography. Your patient obviously had an acute myocardial infarction of the anterior wall, since he has a 70% occlusion of the mid LAD.
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Elena
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Explanation:
Wivine,
the translations for the abbreviations are:
- TCI (tronco coronario izquierdo) normal: LMA (Left main artery)normal
- ADA (arteria descendente anterior): LAD (left anterior descending)
- ACX (arteria circunfleja): LCX (left circumflex artery)
- ACD (arteria coronaria derecha): RCA (right coronary artery)
As for "CITACION", I'm sure is a transcription error. They meant "Conclusión", i.e., "Conclusion" in English, which is what is written as as a heading of the last paragraph in the report of a coronary angiography. Your patient obviously had an acute myocardial infarction of the anterior wall, since he has a 70% occlusion of the mid LAD.
Suerte
Elena


    I'm a cardiologist who's worked in Argentina, Italy, and the US.
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