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Descriptor English: Ostomy
Descriptor Spanish: Estomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Estomia
Descriptor French: Ostomie
Entry term(s): Ostomies
Tree number(s): E04.579
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010030
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: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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: Colostomy (1966-1987)
Ileostomy (1966-1987)
Urinary Diversion (1973-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 22955
Unique ID: D010030
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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