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Descriptor in English: Chelation Therapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Terapia por Quelación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Terapia por Quelação
Descriptor in French: Traitement chélateur
Entry term(s): Chelation Therapies
Therapies, Chelation
Therapy, Chelation
Tree number(s): E02.319.155
Scope note: Therapy of heavy metal poisoning using agents which sequester the metal from organs or tissues and bind it firmly within the ring structure of a new compound which can be eliminated from the body.
Annotation: coord IM with specific chelating agent /ther use (IM) + metal being chelated with no qualif
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 90
DeCS UI: 24558
Descriptor UI: D015913
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/10/03
Revision Date: 1990/03/22
Chelation Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0024349
Scope note Therapy of heavy metal poisoning using agents which sequester the metal from organs or tissues and bind it firmly within the ring structure of a new compound which can be eliminated from the body.
Preferred term Chelation Therapy
Entry term(s) Chelation Therapies
Therapies, Chelation
Therapy, Chelation



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