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Descriptor in English: Sclerotherapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Escleroterapia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Escleroterapia
Descriptor in French: Sclérothérapie
Entry term(s): Sclerotherapies
Tree number(s): E02.319.805
Scope note: Treatment of varicose veins, hemorrhoids, gastric and esophageal varices, and peptic ulcer hemorrhage by injection or infusion of chemical agents which cause localized thrombosis and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the vessels.
Annotation: coord IM with dis /ther (IM), not /drug ther
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
See also the descriptors: Sclerosing Solutions MeSH
DeCS UI: 24871
Descriptor UI: D015911
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/16
Revision Date: 1991/06/20
Sclerotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0024347
Scope note Treatment of varicose veins, hemorrhoids, gastric and esophageal varices, and peptic ulcer hemorrhage by injection or infusion of chemical agents which cause localized thrombosis and eventual fibrosis and obliteration of the vessels.
Preferred term Sclerotherapy
Entry term(s) Sclerotherapies



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