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Descriptor in English: Scleral Buckling
Descriptor in Spanish: Curvatura de la Esclerótica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Recurvamento da Esclera
Descriptor in French: Indentation sclérale
Entry term(s): Buckling, Scleral
Bucklings, Scleral
Scleral Bucklings
Tree number(s): E04.540.890
Scope note: An operation for retinal detachment which reduces the size of the globe by indenting the sclera so that it approximates the retina.
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: 75
See also the descriptors: Retinal Detachment MeSH
DeCS UI: 12972
Descriptor UI: D012591
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Scleral Buckling - Preferred
Concept UI M0019538
Scope note An operation for retinal detachment which reduces the size of the globe by indenting the sclera so that it approximates the retina.
Preferred term Scleral Buckling
Entry term(s) Buckling, Scleral
Bucklings, Scleral
Scleral Bucklings



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