Descriptor English: Appendectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Apendicectomía
Descriptor apendicectomía
Scope note: Escisión quirúrgica del apéndice vermiforme. (Dorland, 28a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Apendicectomia
Descriptor French: Appendicectomie
Entry term(s): Appendectomies
Tree number(s): E04.210.078
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 1068
Unique ID: D001062
NLM Classification: WI 535
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Appendectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0001608
Scope note Surgical removal of the vermiform appendix. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Appendectomy
Entry term(s) Appendectomies

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