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Brachytherapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Brachytherapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.815.150
Unique ID
D001918
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001918
Annotation
a type of radiother
Scope Note
A collective term for interstitial, intracavity, and surface radiotherapy. It uses small sealed or partly-sealed sources that may be placed on or near the body surface or within a natural body cavity or implanted directly into the tissues.
Entry Version
BRACHYTHER
Entry Term(s)
Brachytherapy, Radioisotope
Curietherapy
Implant Radiotherapy
Interstitial Radiotherapy
Intracavity Radiotherapy
Plaque Therapy, Radioisotope
Radioisotope Brachytherapy
Radioisotope Plaque Therapy
Radiotherapy, Implant
Radiotherapy, Interstitial
Radiotherapy, Intracavity
Radiotherapy, Surface
Surface Radiotherapy
Previous Indexing
Neoplasms/radiotherapy (1966-1979)
Radioisotopes/administration & dosage/therapeutic use (1966-1979)
Radiotherapy (1966-1979)
specific neoplasm/radiotherapy (1966-1979)
specific radioisotope/administration & dosage/therapeutic use (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/03/07
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Brachytherapy Preferred
Plaque Therapy, Radioisotope Narrower
Surface Radiotherapy Narrower
Radiotherapy, Intracavity Narrower
Radiotherapy, Interstitial Narrower
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