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Silicone Gels MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Silicone Gels
Tree Number(s)
D02.756.650.700.755
D05.750.900.850.905
D25.720.900.850.905
J01.637.051.720.900.850.905
Unique ID
D020034
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020034
Annotation
silicones in breast implants probably goes here unless specified as elastomers (SILICONE ELASTOMERS); for prosthetic implants do not use /‌ther use
Scope Note
Synthetic organosiloxane gels that are formed from synthetic polymers of silicone oxide with organic sidechains (polydimethylsiloxane) by lengthening the polymer chains. Unlike silicone elastomers, they are not treated with amorphous silica. They are used as fillers in breast implants.
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Silicone Elastomers (1973-1998)
Silicones (1970-1998)
See Also
Breast Implants
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2019/06/27
Silicone Gels Preferred
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