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Descriptor English:   Prostheses and Implants 
Descriptor Spanish:   Prótesis e Implantes 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Próteses e Implantes 
Synonyms English:   Artificial Implant
Artificial Implants
Endoprostheses
Endoprosthesis
Implant, Artificial
Implant, Prosthetic
Implants and Prostheses
Implants, Artificial
Implants, Prosthetic
Prostheses
Prosthesis
Prosthetic Implant
Prosthetic Implants  
Tree Number:   E07.695
VS2.006.002.010
Definition English:   Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with prosthetic or implant material if pertinent; adv eff: consider PROSTHESIS-RELATED INFECTIONS; BIOPROSTHESIS is also available
See Related English:   Device Removal
Prosthesis Retention
 
History Note English:   1998 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history MI microbiology
PS parasitology PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
SD supply & distribution TD trends
UL ultrastructure VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   11916 
Unique Identifier:   D019736 

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