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Chest Tubes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chest Tubes
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.150
Unique ID
D015505
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015505
Annotation
"used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space"
Scope Note
Plastic tubes used for drainage of air or fluid from the pleural space. Their surgical insertion is called tube thoracostomy.
Previous Indexing
Catheterization (1977-1989)
Catheters, Indwelling (1980-1982)
Drainage (1966-1989)
Intubation (1966-1989)
Respiration, Artificial (1983-1985)
Suction (1977-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/04/13
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Chest Tubes Preferred
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