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Descriptor in English: Thoracostomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Toracostomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Toracostomia
Descriptor in French: Thoracostomie
Entry term(s): Needle Thoracostomies
Needle Thoracostomy
Thoracostomies
Thoracostomies, Needle
Thoracostomy, Needle
Tree number(s): E04.579.918
E04.928.755
Scope note: Surgical procedure involving the creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of PLEURAL EFFUSION; PNEUMOTHORAX; HEMOTHORAX; and EMPYEMA.
Annotation: do not confuse with THORACOTOMY
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
See also the descriptors: Chest Tubes MeSH
DeCS UI: 23038
Descriptor UI: D013907
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/25
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Thoracostomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0021409
Scope note Surgical procedure involving the creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of PLEURAL EFFUSION; PNEUMOTHORAX; HEMOTHORAX; and EMPYEMA.
Preferred term Thoracostomy
Entry term(s) Thoracostomies
Needle Thoracostomy - Narrower
Concept UI M0582923
Preferred term Needle Thoracostomy
Entry term(s) Needle Thoracostomies
Thoracostomies, Needle
Thoracostomy, Needle



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