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Limb Salvage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Limb Salvage
Tree Number(s)
E04.100.814.603
E04.555.400
E04.617.350
Unique ID
D023821
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023821
Scope Note
An alternative to AMPUTATION, SURGICAL in patients with neoplasms, ischemia, fractures, and other limb-threatening conditions. Generally, sophisticated surgical procedures such as vascular surgery and reconstruction are used to salvage diseased limbs.
Previous Indexing
Blood Vessel Prosthesis (1967-1998)
Reconstructive Surgical Procedure (1999-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2022/07/15
Limb Salvage Preferred
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