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English translation: Osteosynthesis

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Spanish term or phrase:Osteosíntesis
English translation:Osteosynthesis
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09:52 Oct 31, 2000
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Spanish term or phrase: "Por lo que se le practica reducción (osteosíntesis) ....
.... de fracturas con sus respectivas placas metálicas"
This is a doctor's note in reference to a patient who fractured a couple of bones... I believe it's the treatment he is recommending, but i'm not sure what it refers to...
Thanks!
Pamela
Through which one can..
Explanation:
practice/install a respective reduction plate. (metal)

They are suggesting fusing the fractured bones together using a metallic plate adjusted to the size of the fracture.

I hope this is helpful!
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Stacey
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Thanks for your prompt reply and good explanation!!
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naBy which we implement fracture reduction with such metal plates
Luis Luis
napatient was operated and reduction plates (or osteosynthesis) plates were installed...
ZoeZoe
natherefore, a fracture reduction (osteosynthesis) was carried out, with its corresponding...
ZoeZoe
naThrough which one can..Stacey


  

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20 mins
Through which one can..


Explanation:
practice/install a respective reduction plate. (metal)

They are suggesting fusing the fractured bones together using a metallic plate adjusted to the size of the fracture.

I hope this is helpful!


    Collin's Concise Dictionary, 1998
    Bantam's INternational Medical Dict, 1999
Stacey
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therefore, a fracture reduction (osteosynthesis) was carried out, with its corresponding...


Explanation:
metal plates.

That is the direct translation.


    Reference: http://www.lenfunk.btinternet.co.uk/Orthwristfrac2.htm
ZoeZoe
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34 mins
patient was operated and reduction plates (or osteosynthesis) plates were installed...


Explanation:
and that is what I think happened.

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2 hrs
By which we implement fracture reduction with such metal plates


Explanation:
Osteosynthesis.

Luis Luis


Luis Luis
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