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Descriptor English: Thoracic Surgery
Descriptor Spanish: Cirugía Torácica
Descriptor Portuguese: Cirurgia Torácica
Descriptor French: Chirurgie thoracique
Entry term(s): Cardiac Surgery
Heart Surgery
Surgery, Cardiac
Surgery, Heart
Surgery, Thoracic
Tree number(s): H02.403.810.803
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013903
Scope note: A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Annotation: a surgical specialty: do not confuse with THORACIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 80; was THORAX /surgery 1966-79
Online Note: use THORACIC SURGERY to search THORAX /surgery 1966-79 (with no qualif 1966-79)
History Note: 80; was THORAX /surgery 1966-79 & SURGERY, THORACIC (NON MESH) before 1980
Entry Version: THORACIC SURG
Related: Cardiac Surgical Procedures MeSH
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures MeSH
Thoracic Surgical Procedures MeSH
DeCS ID: 14290
Unique ID: D013903
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Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Thoracic Surgery - Preferred
Concept UI M0021404
Scope note A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
Preferred term Thoracic Surgery
Entry term(s) Surgery, Thoracic
Surgery, Cardiac - Narrower
Concept UI M0021405
Preferred term Surgery, Cardiac
Entry term(s) Cardiac Surgery
Heart Surgery
Surgery, Heart



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