Descriptor in English: Assisted Circulation
Descriptor in Spanish: Circulación Asistida
Descriptor in Portuguese: Circulação Assistida
Descriptor in French: Assistance circulatoire mécanique
Entry term(s): Circulation, Assisted
Tree number(s): E04.050
Scope note: Pumping that aids the natural activity of the heart. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with EXTRACORPOREAL CIRCULATION or its specifics
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
History Note: 67
See also the descriptors: Heart-Assist Devices MeSH
DeCS UI: 1251
Descriptor UI: D001243
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Assisted Circulation - Preferred
Concept UI M0001879
Scope note Pumping that aids the natural activity of the heart. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Assisted Circulation
Entry term(s) Circulation, Assisted

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