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Embolization, Therapeutic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Embolization, Therapeutic
Tree Number(s)
E02.520.360
E02.926.500
Unique ID
D004621
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004621
Annotation
coord IM with disease /‌ther (IM), not /‌surg
Scope Note
A method of hemostasis utilizing various agents such as Gelfoam, silastic, metal, glass, or plastic pellets, autologous clot, fat, and muscle as emboli. It has been used in the treatment of spinal cord and INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS, renal arteriovenous fistulas, gastrointestinal bleeding, epistaxis, hypersplenism, certain highly vascular tumors, traumatic rupture of blood vessels, and control of operative hemorrhage.
Entry Version
EMBOLIZATION THER
Entry Term(s)
Embolotherapy
Therapeutic Embolization
Previous Indexing
Embolism (1966-1975)
specific heading/surgery (1966-1975)
specific heading/therapy (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
76
History Note
76
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Embolization, Therapeutic Preferred
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