Descriptor in English: Thoracotomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Toracotomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Toracotomia
Descriptor in French: Thoracotomie
Entry term(s): Thoracotomies
Tree number(s): E04.928.760
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
History Note: 88
DeCS UI: 23039
Descriptor UI: D013908
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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