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Psychosurgery MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Psychosurgery
Tree Number(s)
E04.525.600
F04.570.630
Unique ID
D011612
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011612
Annotation
coord IM with specific lobe /‌surg (NIM)
Scope Note
Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
Entry Version
PSYCHOSURG
Entry Term(s)
Gyrectomy
Leucotomy
Leukotomy
Lobotomy
Topectomy
NLM Classification #
WL 370
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Psychosurgery Preferred
Lobotomy Related
Gyrectomy Related
Leukotomy Related
Topectomy Related
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