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Ultrasonic Surgical Procedures MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ultrasonic Surgical Procedures
Tree Number(s)
E04.943
Unique ID
D059708
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059708
Scope Note
The use of HIGH-ENERGY SHOCK WAVES, in the frequency range of 20-60 kHz, to cut through or remove tissue. The tissue fragmentation by ultrasonic surgical instruments is caused by mechanical effects not heat as with HIGH-INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND ABLATION.
Entry Term(s)
Ultrasonic Surgery
See Also
Ultrasonic Therapy
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Ultrasonic Surgical Procedures Preferred
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