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Anastomotic Leak MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Anastomotic Leak
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.767.071
Unique ID
D057868
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057868
Scope Note
Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.
Entry Term(s)
Anastomotic Leakage
Previous Indexing
Anastomosis, Surgical (1982-2010)
Postoperative Complications (1966-2010)
See Also
Anastomosis, Surgical
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Anastomotic Leak Preferred
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