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Lower Body Negative Pressure MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lower Body Negative Pressure
Tree Number(s)
E02.278.500
Unique ID
D008150
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008150
Annotation
"external decompression applied to the lower body"; used in physiol research & ther
Scope Note
External decompression applied to the lower body. It is used to study orthostatic intolerance and the effects of gravitation and acceleration, to produce simulated hemorrhage in physiologic research, to assess cardiovascular function, and to reduce abdominal stress during childbirth.
Entry Term(s)
Abdominal Decompression
Decompression, Abdominal
LBNP
Previous Indexing
Atmospheric Pressure (1966-1979)
Pressure (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DECOMPRESSION 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under DECOMPRESSION 1980-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/03/08
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Lower Body Negative Pressure Preferred
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