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Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal
Tree Number(s)
E04.520.050.600
Unique ID
D018607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018607
Scope Note
Selective abortion of one or more embryos or fetuses in a multiple gestation pregnancy. The usual goal is to improve the outcome for the remaining embryos or fetuses.
Entry Version
PREGN REDUCTION MULTIFETAL
Entry Term(s)
Embryo Reduction
Fetal Reduction
Fetal Termination, Selective
Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction
Previous Indexing
Abortion, Induced (1984-1994)
Pregnancy, Multiple (1984-1994)
See Also
Pregnancy, Multiple
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/01
Revision Date
2015/07/01
Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal Preferred
Embryo Reduction Narrower
Fetal Termination, Selective Narrower
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