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Endoscopy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endoscopy
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.388.250
E04.502.250
Unique ID
D004724
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004724
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; / instrum permitted but consider also ENDOSCOPES
Scope Note
Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Entry Term(s)
Endoscopic Surgical Procedure
Endoscopic Surgical Procedures
Endoscopy, Surgical
Surgical Endoscopy
Surgical Procedure, Endoscopic
Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic
See Also
Endoscopes
Public MeSH Note
1963; for SURGICAL PROCEDURES, ENDOSCOPIC and ENDOSCOPIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES see SURGICAL PROCEDURES, ENDOSCOPIC 1998-1999, see SURGERY, ENDOSCOPIC 1996-1997
History Note
1963
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Endoscopy Preferred
Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic Narrower
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