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14:04 Nov 13, 2013
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Cardiology
Spanish term or phrase:Dx
This is from the cardiovascular history of a patient with unstable angina:
Debut en abril 1996 primer cateterismo: EAC 2 vasos (DA60%, Dx 70% y DP 70%). ACTP sobre DA complicado por IAM anteroapical peri-procedimiento; ACTP sobre DP en 2 tiempo.
So, DA = LAD and DP = PIV, but what is Dx? Is is a diagonal branch? If so, which one?
Thanks Joseph and thanks for the resource. Every time I looked up Dx with 'arteria' in google I got Italian refs for obvious reasons! Anyway, you were right about it being 'diagonal' - it comes up later as 'D1'. 4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
"La anatomía normal de las arterias coronarias incluye una serie de variantes .... arteria descendente anterior larga; CD: coronaria derecha; Cx: circunfleja; DG: ... "
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Dx - here
Explanation: Just looked up Dx in Cosnautas, and indeed they show that "diagonal" is one of the possible meanings of Dx.
I posted my comments above thinking that "diagonal" would only be abbreviated as "Dg" or "DG"
You should definitely use cosnautas ... it's a tremendous resource. for Spanish medical acronyms: www.cosnautas.com
Joseph Tein United States Local time: 14:58 Works in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 115
Thanks Joseph and thanks for the resource. Every time I looked up Dx with 'arteria' in google I got Italian refs for obvious reasons! Anyway, you were right about it being 'diagonal' - it comes up later as 'D1'.