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14:04 Feb 11, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO] Medical
Spanish term or phrase:atenuacion
A report on a cat scan reads: Parenquima cerebral, tronco y cerebelo con coeficiente de atenuacion conservados." How do you translate this entire sentence?
To confirm all these terms I am providing some Internet references. Please see:
JMRM Journal Abstracts, Volume 17 Number 2
... Return to headline. Changes of Magnetization Transfer Contrast
of Cerebral Parenchyma During Myelinating Process in Infants. ...
AUTCOM: Autism and the Cerebellum
... 2,3,4. Particularly striking are findings that lobules VI and VII of the vermis,
the central "trunk" of the cerebellum, are abnormal5. Whether these are real ... www.autcom.org/cerebellum.html
... Third, energy is conserved by using the more ... represent a susceptibility factor rather
than a ... ascends to the cerebellum so that the ... is called damping or signal ...
own experience + see above
Elisa Capelão Local time: 03:06 Native speaker of: Portuguese PRO pts in pair: 172
cerebral parenchyma, trunk and cerebellum with attenuation factors remaining intact.
Attenuation is the reduction in the total number of x-ray photons remaining in the beam after passing through a given thickness of material. It is the result of X-rays interacting with matter and being absorbed or scattered. The thicker the body part being radiographed, the greater the attenuation.
Hope it helps!
Principles of "Radiographic Imaging. Delmar publishers, inc Experience as Radiologic Technologist.