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Glaucoma Drainage Implants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glaucoma Drainage Implants
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.250
Unique ID
D020327
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020327
Scope Note
Devices, usually incorporating unidirectional valves, which are surgically inserted in the sclera to maintain normal intraocular pressure.
Entry Term(s)
Aqueous Humor Shunt
Aqueous Humor Shunts
Aqueous Shunt
Aqueous Shunts
Baerveldt Implant
Baerveldt Implants
Glaucoma Drainage Implant
Glaucoma Filtration Implant
Glaucoma Filtration Implants
Krupin Valve
Krupin Valves
Public MeSH Note
99; for AQUEOUS SHUNTS see MOLTENO IMPLANTS 1995-98
History Note
99; for AQUEOUS SHUNTS use MOLTENO IMPLANTS 1995-98
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glaucoma Drainage Implants Preferred
Baerveldt Implants Narrower
Krupin Valves Narrower
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