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Spinal Fusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Spinal Fusion
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.100.700
Unique ID
D013123
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013123
Scope Note
Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Spondylodesis
Spondylosyndesis
NLM Classification #
WE 725
See Also
Laminectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Spinal Fusion Preferred
Spondylodesis Narrower
Spondylosyndesis Narrower
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