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Arthrodesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Arthrodesis
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.100
Unique ID
D001174
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001174
Annotation
vertebral or spinal arthrodesis = SPINAL FUSION
Scope Note
The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Arthrodesis Preferred
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