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Descriptor in English: Psychosurgery
Descriptor in Spanish: Psicocirugía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Psicocirurgia
Descriptor in French: Psychochirurgie
Entry term(s): Gyrectomies
Gyrectomy
Leucotomies
Leucotomy
Leukotomies
Leukotomy
Lobotomies
Lobotomy
Psychosurgeries
Topectomies
Topectomy
Tree number(s): E04.525.600
F04.570.630
Scope note: Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
Annotation: coord IM with specific lobe /surg (NIM); DF: PSYCHOSURG
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 12048
Descriptor UI: D011612
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Psychosurgery - Preferred
Concept UI M0018051
Scope note Treatment of chronic, severe and intractable psychiatric disorders by surgical removal or interruption of certain areas or pathways in the brain, especially in the prefrontal lobes.
Preferred term Psychosurgery
Entry term(s) Psychosurgeries
Lobotomy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018050
Preferred term Lobotomy
Entry term(s) Lobotomies
Gyrectomy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018048
Preferred term Gyrectomy
Entry term(s) Gyrectomies
Leukotomy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018049
Preferred term Leukotomy
Entry term(s) Leucotomies
Leucotomy
Leukotomies
Topectomy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018052
Preferred term Topectomy
Entry term(s) Topectomies



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