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Cautery MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cautery
Tree Number(s)
E02.154
E04.014.170
Unique ID
D002425
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002425
Annotation
coordinate with organ or disease /‌surg
Scope Note
The application of a caustic substance, a hot instrument, an electric current, or other agent to control bleeding while removing or destroying tissue.
Entry Term(s)
Cauterization
NLM Classification #
WO 508
See Also
Electrocoagulation
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Cautery Preferred
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