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Descriptor English: Postoperative Complications
Descriptor Spanish: Complicaciones Posoperatorias
Descriptor Portuguese: Complicações Pós-Operatórias
Descriptor French: Complications postopératoires
Entry term(s): Complication, Postoperative
Complications, Postoperative
Postoperative Complication
Tree number(s): C23.550.767
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011183
Scope note: Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Annotation: coordinate with specific postoperative complication (if not treed under POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS) and specific surgical procedure if pertinent; effective 2017: for postoperative complications that are a direct result of the surgical procedure, coordinate with specific postoperative complication(if not treed under POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS) and specific surgical procedure /adv eff
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 64
History Note: 64
Entry Version: POSTOP COMPL
DeCS ID: 11622
Unique ID: D011183
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Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/11/10
Postoperative Complications - Preferred
Concept UI M0017367
Scope note Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Preferred term Postoperative Complications
Entry term(s) Complication, Postoperative
Complications, Postoperative
Postoperative Complication



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