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Vascular Access Devices MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vascular Access Devices
Tree Number(s)
E07.132.750
Unique ID
D062666
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062666
Scope Note
Devices to be inserted into veins or arteries for the purpose of carrying fluids into or from a peripheral or central vascular location. They may include component parts such as catheters, ports, reservoirs, and valves. They may be left in place temporarily for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
Entry Term(s)
Arterial Lines
Intra-Arterial Lines
Port Catheters
Port-A-Cath
Vascular Access Ports
Vascular Catheters
Venous Reservoirs
Public MeSH Note
2013; for VASCULAR ACCESS PORTS see CATHETERS, INDWELLING 1990-2012; for INTRA-ARTERIAL LINES see CATHETERS, INDWELLING 1987-2012; for VENOUS RESERVOIRS see CATHETERS, INDWELLING 1998-2012
History Note
2013; for VASCULAR ACCESS PORTS use CATHETERS, INDWELLING 1990-2012; for INTRA-ARTERIAL LINES use CATHETERS, INDWELLING 1987-2012; for VENOUS RESERVOIRS use CATHETERS, INDWELLING 1998-2012
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Vascular Access Devices Preferred
Port Catheters Narrower
Venous Reservoirs Narrower
Vascular Access Ports Narrower
Vascular Catheters Narrower
Intra-Arterial Lines Narrower
Port-A-Cath Narrower
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