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Thoracostomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Thoracostomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.579.918
E04.928.755
Unique ID
D013907
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013907
Annotation
do not confuse with THORACOTOMY
Scope Note
Surgical procedure involving the creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of PLEURAL EFFUSION; PNEUMOTHORAX; HEMOTHORAX; and EMPYEMA.
Entry Term(s)
Needle Thoracostomy
Previous Indexing
Thoracic Surgery (1966-1987)
See Also
Chest Tubes
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/03/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Thoracostomy Preferred
Needle Thoracostomy Narrower
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