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High-Energy Shock Waves MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
High-Energy Shock Waves
Tree Number(s)
G01.750.770.776.891.500
Unique ID
D019220
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019220
Scope Note
High-amplitude compression waves, across which density, pressure, and particle velocity change drastically. The mechanical force from these shock waves can be used for mechanically disrupting tissues and deposits.
Entry Term(s)
HESW
High Energy Shock Waves
Shock Waves, High-Energy
Shock Waves, Ultrasonic
Shockwaves, Ultrasonic
Previous Indexing
Lithotripsy (1993-1996)
See Also
Lithotripsy
Phonophoresis
Sonication
Public MeSH Note
1997; for SHOCKWAVES, ULTRASONIC see ULTRASONICS 1987-2009
History Note
1997; for SHOCKWAVES, ULTRASONIC use ULTRASONICS 1987-2009
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/13
Revision Date
2015/06/22
High-Energy Shock Waves Preferred
Shock Waves, Ultrasonic Related
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