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Prophylactic Mastectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prophylactic Mastectomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.466.911
E04.625.500
Unique ID
D000072036
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072036
Scope Note
Surgical removal of one or both breasts to prevent or reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in persons who may be predisposed.
Previous Indexing
Mastectomy (1977-2016)
Prophylactic Surgical Procedures (2014-2016)
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/05
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Prophylactic Mastectomy Preferred
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