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Laser Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Laser Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.594
E04.014.520
Unique ID
D053685
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053685
Annotation
general; prefer specifics or specific laser term/ ther use; coordinate with disease and/or organ /‌surg; LOW-LEVEL LIGHT THERAPY is also available; laser surgery of cataract = LASER SURGERY (IM) see LASER THERAPY + CATARACT EXTRACTION (IM)
Scope Note
The use of photothermal effects of LASERS to coagulate, incise, vaporize, resect, dissect, or resurface tissue.
Entry Term(s)
Laser Ablation
Laser Knife
Laser Knives
Laser Photoablation of Tissue
Laser Scalpel
Laser Surgery
Laser Tissue Ablation
Nonablative Laser Treatment
Pulsed Laser Tissue Ablation
Surgery, Laser
Vaporization, Laser
NLM Classification #
WO 511
See Also
Lasers
Public MeSH Note
2008; for LASER SURGERY, LASER SCALPEL , LASER KNIFE, and VAPORIZATION, LASER see LASER SURGERY 1987-2007
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2015/07/13
Laser Therapy Preferred
Vaporization, Laser Narrower
Nonablative Laser Treatment Narrower
Laser Scalpel Narrower
Laser Surgery Narrower
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