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Laser Coagulation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Laser Coagulation
Tree Number(s)
E02.520.745.410
E02.594.530
E04.014.520.530
E04.350.750.410
E04.540.630.410
Unique ID
D017075
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017075
Annotation
do not confuse with LIGHT COAGULATION or with LASER SURGERY; coordinate IM with disease /‌surg (IM)
Scope Note
The use of green light-producing LASERS to stop bleeding. The green light is selectively absorbed by HEMOGLOBIN, thus triggering BLOOD COAGULATION.
Entry Version
LASER COAG
Entry Term(s)
Coagulation, Laser
Laser Thermocoagulation
Thermocoagulation, Laser
Previous Indexing
Light Coagulation (1966-1992)
See Also
Argon Plasma Coagulation
Public MeSH Note
93; was see LIGHT COAGULATION 1992; was heading 1968-85
Online Note
use LIGHT COAGULATION to search LASER COAGULATION 1992 & use LASERS/TU 1968-85
History Note
93; was see LIGHT COAGULATION 1992; was heading 1968-85
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Laser Coagulation Preferred
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