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Descriptor English: Vagotomy
Descriptor Spanish: Vagotomía
Descriptor vagotomía
Scope note: Interrupción o resección de cualquier parte del nervio vago (décimo craneal). La vagotomía puede realizarse con fines de investigación o terapéuticos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Vagotomia
Descriptor French: Vagotomie
Entry term(s): Vagotomies
Tree number(s): E04.525.210.105.600.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014628
Scope note: The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.
Annotation: also called "hyperselective," "superselective," "supraselective," "ultraselective" vagotomy
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: 15031
Unique ID: D014628
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Vagotomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0022489
Scope note The interruption or removal of any part of the vagus (10th cranial) nerve. Vagotomy may be performed for research or for therapeutic purposes.
Preferred term Vagotomy
Entry term(s) Vagotomies



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