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Descriptor in English: Surgical Procedures, Operative
Descriptor in Spanish: Procedimientos Quirúrgicos Operativos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Operatórios
Descriptor in French: Procédures de chirurgie opératoire
Entry term(s): Ghost Surgery
Operative Procedure
Operative Procedures
Operative Surgical Procedure
Operative Surgical Procedures
Procedure, Operative
Procedure, Operative Surgical
Procedures, Operative
Procedures, Operative Surgical
Surgery, Ghost
Surgical Procedure, Operative
Tree number(s): E04
VS3.003.001.006.002
Scope note: Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)
Annotation: not the field nor specialty ( = GENERAL SURGERY); only the surgery patient or surgical procedures; prefer /surg with organs or disease; /instrum = SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS or SURGICAL EQUIPMENT; surgical injury = SURGICAL INJURIES see INTRAOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS: see TN 179; /hist = GENERAL SURGERY /hist; differentiation from GENERAL SURGERY: Manual 26.15+; unnecessary surgery = SURGERY, UNNECESSARY see UNNECESSARY PROCEDURES (IM) + specific surg procedure (IM); SECOND-LOOK SURGERY and REOPERATION are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
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: 1998(1963)
See also the descriptors: General Surgery MeSH
Intraoperative Complications MeSH
Operating Rooms MeSH
Postoperative Complications MeSH
Reoperation MeSH
DeCS UI: 13895
Descriptor UI: D013514
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Surgical Procedures, Operative - Preferred
Concept UI M0020872
Scope note Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)
Preferred term Surgical Procedures, Operative
Entry term(s) Operative Procedure
Operative Procedures
Operative Surgical Procedure
Operative Surgical Procedures
Procedure, Operative
Procedure, Operative Surgical
Procedures, Operative
Procedures, Operative Surgical
Surgical Procedure, Operative
Surgery, Ghost - Narrower
Concept UI M0020873
Preferred term Surgery, Ghost
Entry term(s) Ghost Surgery



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