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Descriptor English: Tendon Transfer
Descriptor Spanish: Transferencia Tendinosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Transferência Tendinosa
Descriptor French: Transposition tendineuse
Entry term(s): Tendon Transfers
Transfer, Tendon
Transfers, Tendon
Tree number(s): E04.555.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013709
Scope note: Surgical procedure by which a tendon is incised at its insertion and placed at an anatomical site distant from the original insertion. The tendon remains attached at the point of origin and takes over the function of a muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
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
Previous Indexing: Tendons/surgery (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(69)
DeCS ID: 14087
Unique ID: D013709
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Tendon Transfer - Preferred
Concept UI M0021157
Scope note Surgical procedure by which a tendon is incised at its insertion and placed at an anatomical site distant from the original insertion. The tendon remains attached at the point of origin and takes over the function of a muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
Preferred term Tendon Transfer
Entry term(s) Tendon Transfers
Transfer, Tendon
Transfers, Tendon



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