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Tendon Transfer MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tendon Transfer
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.700
Unique ID
D013709
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013709
Scope Note
Surgical procedure by which a tendon is incised at its insertion and placed at an anatomical site distant from the original insertion. The tendon remains attached at the point of origin and takes over the function of a muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
NLM Classification #
WE 600
Previous Indexing
Tendons/surgery (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(69)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Tendon Transfer Preferred
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