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Surgical Fixation Devices MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Surgical Fixation Devices
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.690
Unique ID
D053831
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053831
Annotation
general; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Devices used to hold tissue structures together for repair, reconstruction or to close wounds. They may consist of adsorbable or non-adsorbable, natural or synthetic materials. They include tissue adhesives, skin tape, sutures, buttons, staples, clips, screws, etc., each designed to conform to various tissue geometries.
Entry Term(s)
Surgical Fasteners
NLM Classification #
WO 166
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Surgical Fixation Devices Preferred
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