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Thoracic Surgery MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Thoracic Surgery
Tree Number(s)
H02.403.810.803
Unique ID
D013903
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013903
Annotation
a surgical specialty: do not confuse with THORACIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES
Scope Note
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Entry Version
THORACIC SURG
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Surgery
Heart Surgery
Surgery, Cardiac
Surgery, Heart
Surgery, Thoracic
See Also
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures
Thoracic Surgical Procedures
Public MeSH Note
80; was THORAX /surgery 1966-79
Online Note
use THORACIC SURGERY to search THORAX /surgery 1966-79 (with no qualif 1966-79)
History Note
80; was THORAX /surgery 1966-79 & SURGERY, THORACIC (NON MESH) before 1980
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Thoracic Surgery Preferred
Surgery, Cardiac Narrower
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