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Heart, Artificial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Heart, Artificial
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.300
E07.858.082.374
Unique ID
D006354
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006354
Annotation
pump replacing whole or part of heart: do not confuse with HEART-LUNG MACHINE (external to heart); /‌psychol permitted
Scope Note
A pumping mechanism that duplicates the output, rate, and blood pressure of the natural heart. It may replace the function of the entire heart or a portion of it, and may be an intracorporeal, extracorporeal, or paracorporeal heart. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Artificial Heart
NLM Classification #
WG 169.5
Previous Indexing
Artificial Organs (1966)
Heart-Lung Machine (1966)
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Heart, Artificial Preferred
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