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Descriptor English: Thoracotomy
Descriptor Spanish: Toracotomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Toracotomia
Descriptor French: Thoracotomie
Entry term(s): Thoracotomies
Tree number(s): E04.928.760
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013908
Scope note: Surgical incision into the chest wall.
Annotation: do not confuse with THORACOSTOMY
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: Thoracic Surgery (1980-1987)
Thorax/surgery (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 23039
Unique ID: D013908
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Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/23
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Thoracotomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0021410
Scope note Surgical incision into the chest wall.
Preferred term Thoracotomy
Entry term(s) Thoracotomies



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