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Descriptor English: Organ Preservation
Descriptor Spanish: Preservación de Órganos
Descriptor Portuguese: Preservação de Órgãos
Descriptor French: Conservation d'organe
Entry term(s): Organ Preservations
Preservation, Organ
Preservations, Organ
Tree number(s): E02.792.833.660
E05.760.833.660
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009926
Scope note: The process by which organs are kept viable outside of the organism from which they were removed (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
Annotation: cryopreservation of organ: coord IM with organ (no qualif) + CRYOPRESERVATION
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 84; was see under TISSUE PRESERVATION 1970-83
Online Note: search TISSUE PRESERVATION 1969-74
History Note: 84(75); was see under TISSUE PRESERVATION 1969-83
Related: Tissue and Organ Harvesting MeSH
DeCS ID: 10105
Unique ID: D009926
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Organ Preservation - Preferred
Concept UI M0015392
Scope note The process by which organs are kept viable outside of the organism from which they were removed (i.e., kept from decay by means of a chemical agent, cooling, or a fluid substitute that mimics the natural state within the organism).
Preferred term Organ Preservation
Entry term(s) Organ Preservations
Preservation, Organ
Preservations, Organ



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