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Descriptor in English: Ostomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Estomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Estomia
Descriptor in French: Ostomie
Entry term(s): Ostomies
Tree number(s): E04.579
Scope note: Surgical construction of an artificial opening (stoma) for external fistulization of a duct or vessel by insertion of a tube with or without a supportive stent.
Annotation: surg creation of an artif opening (stoma) "for external fistulization"; GEN only: prefer specific
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
History Note: 88
DeCS UI: 22955
Descriptor UI: D010030
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/05/15
Revision Date: 1992/05/15
Ostomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0015560
Scope note Surgical construction of an artificial opening (stoma) for external fistulization of a duct or vessel by insertion of a tube with or without a supportive stent.
Preferred term Ostomy
Entry term(s) Ostomies



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