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Surgical Mesh MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Surgical Mesh
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.708
Unique ID
D013526
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013526
Scope Note
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
Entry Version
SURG MESH
Entry Term(s)
Mesh, Surgical
Meshes, Surgical
Surgical Meshes
NLM Classification #
WO 162
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2002/10/23
Surgical Mesh Preferred
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