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Descriptor English: Sympathectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Simpatectomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Simpatectomia
Descriptor French: Sympathectomie
Entry term(s): Denervation, Sympathetic
Denervations, Sympathetic
Sympathectomies
Sympathetic Denervation
Sympathetic Denervations
Tree number(s): E04.525.210.105.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013562
Scope note: The removal or interruption of some part of the sympathetic nervous system for therapeutic or research purposes.
Annotation: coordinate with nerve /surg or plexus /surg but note that GANGLIONECTOMY is also available; lumbar sympathectomy: coordinate with LUMBOSACRAL PLEXUS /surg; coordinate with disease /surg
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 ID: 13942
Unique ID: D013562
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Sympathectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0020942
Scope note The removal or interruption of some part of the sympathetic nervous system for therapeutic or research purposes.
Preferred term Sympathectomy
Entry term(s) Denervation, Sympathetic
Denervations, Sympathetic
Sympathectomies
Sympathetic Denervation
Sympathetic Denervations



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