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Viscosupplementation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Viscosupplementation
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.267.530.380.500
E02.718.875
Unique ID
D055676
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055676
Scope Note
A therapeutic treatment typically involving INTRA-ARTICULAR INJECTIONS of HYALURONIC ACID and related compounds. The procedure is commonly used in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS with the therapeutic goal to restore the viscoelasticity of SYNOVIAL FLUID, decrease pain, improve mobility and restore the natural protective functions of hyaluronan in the joint.
Previous Indexing
Hyaluronic Acid/therapeutic use (1989-2008)
Injections, Intra-Articular (1993-2008)
See Also
Viscosupplements
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Viscosupplementation Preferred
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