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Descriptor in English: Scleroplasty
Descriptor in Spanish: Escleroplastia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Escleroplastia
Descriptor in French: Scléroplastie
Entry term(s): Scleroplasties
Tree number(s): E04.540.825.968
E04.680.700
Scope note: Plastic surgery of the SCLERA. This procedure is used frequently to prevent blindness and poor vision in patients, especially children, with MYOPIA.
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: 92
DeCS UI: 29824
Descriptor UI: D016639
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/25
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Scleroplasty - Preferred
Concept UI M0025359
Scope note Plastic surgery of the SCLERA. This procedure is used frequently to prevent blindness and poor vision in patients, especially children, with MYOPIA.
Preferred term Scleroplasty
Entry term(s) Scleroplasties



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