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Surgical Staplers MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Surgical Staplers
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.700.750
Unique ID
D013528
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013528
Scope Note
Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)
Entry Version
SURG STAPLERS
Entry Term(s)
Stapler, Surgical
Staplers, Surgical
Surgical Stapler
NLM Classification #
WO 162
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Surgical Staplers Preferred
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