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Surgical Instruments MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Surgical Instruments
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.700
Unique ID
D013525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013525
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics or /‌instrum with specialty or with surgical technique; differentiate from SURGICAL EQUIPMENT on basis of size (instruments are holdable in the hand); surgical instrument left in the operative field: coordinate with FOREIGN BODIES
Scope Note
Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.
Entry Version
SURG INSTRUM
Entry Term(s)
Clamp, Surgical
Clamps, Surgical
Clip, Surgical
Clips
Clips, Surgical
Clips, Tantalum
Forceps
Hook, Surgical
Hooks, Surgical
Instrument, Surgical
Plug, Surgical
Plugs, Surgical
Scissors, Surgical
Speculum
Surgical Clamp
Surgical Clamps
Surgical Clip
Surgical Clips
Surgical Hook
Surgical Hooks
Surgical Plug
Surgical Plugs
Surgical Scissors
Surgical Valve
Surgical Valves
Trocar
Valve, Surgical
Valves, Surgical
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Surgical Instruments Preferred
Forceps Narrower
Speculum Narrower
Surgical Clamps Narrower
Surgical Clips Narrower
Clips Narrower
Surgical Plugs Narrower
Surgical Scissors Narrower
Trocar Narrower
Valves, Surgical Narrower
Clips, Tantalum Narrower
Surgical Hooks Narrower
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