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Diskectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Diskectomy
Tree Number(s)
E02.718.444
E04.188.350
E04.555.200
Unique ID
D017586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017586
Annotation
DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS is also available
Scope Note
Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.
Entry Term(s)
Discectomy
NLM Classification #
WE 725
Previous Indexing
Intervertebral Disk Displacement/surgery (1968-1993)
Intervertebral Disk/surgery (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Diskectomy Preferred
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