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Descriptor English: Arthrodesis
Descriptor Spanish: Artrodesis
Descriptor Portuguese: Artrodese
Descriptor French: Arthrodèse
Entry term(s): Arthrodeses
Tree number(s): E04.555.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001174
Scope note: The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: vertebral or spinal arthrodesis = SPINAL FUSION
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: 1182
Unique ID: D001174
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Arthrodesis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001752
Scope note The surgical fixation of a joint by a procedure designed to accomplish fusion of the joint surfaces by promoting the proliferation of bone cells. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Arthrodesis
Entry term(s) Arthrodeses



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