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Descriptor in English: Splenectomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Esplenectomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Esplenectomia
Descriptor in French: Splénectomie
Entry term(s): Splenectomies
Tree number(s): E04.726
Scope note: Surgical procedure involving either partial or entire removal of the spleen.
Annotation: coordinate IM with non-splenic disease / surg (IM), not / ther
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 UI: 13539
Descriptor UI: D013156
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Splenectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0020366
Scope note Surgical procedure involving either partial or entire removal of the spleen.
Preferred term Splenectomy
Entry term(s) Splenectomies



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