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Descriptor English: Oxygenators
Descriptor Spanish: Oxigenadores
Descriptor Portuguese: Oxigenadores
Descriptor French: Oxygénateurs
Entry term(s): Oxygenator
Tree number(s): E07.652
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010106
Scope note: Devices which mechanically oxygenate venous blood extracorporeally. They are used in combination with one or more pumps for maintaining circulation during open heart surgery and for assisting the circulation in patients seriously ill with some cardiac and pulmonary disorders. (UMDNS, 1999)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Heart-Lung Machine (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
Related: Heart-Lung Machine MeSH
DeCS ID: 10286
Unique ID: D010106
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Oxygenators - Preferred
Concept UI M0015677
Scope note Devices which mechanically oxygenate venous blood extracorporeally. They are used in combination with one or more pumps for maintaining circulation during open heart surgery and for assisting the circulation in patients seriously ill with some cardiac and pulmonary disorders. (UMDNS, 1999)
Preferred term Oxygenators
Entry term(s) Oxygenator



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