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Descriptor English: Salvage Therapy
Descriptor Spanish: Terapia Recuperativa
Descriptor Portuguese: Terapia de Salvação
Descriptor French: Thérapie de rattrapage
Entry term(s): Salvage Therapies
Salvage Treatment
Salvage Treatments
Therapies, Salvage
Therapy, Salvage
Treatment, Salvage
Treatments, Salvage
Tree number(s): E02.895
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016879
Scope note: A therapeutic approach, involving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery, after initial regimens have failed to lead to improvement in a patient's condition. Salvage therapy is most often used for neoplastic diseases.
Annotation:
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
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Entry Version: SALVAGE THER
DeCS ID: 29830
Unique ID: D016879
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/02
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Salvage Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0025683
Scope note A therapeutic approach, involving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery, after initial regimens have failed to lead to improvement in a patient's condition. Salvage therapy is most often used for neoplastic diseases.
Preferred term Salvage Therapy
Entry term(s) Salvage Therapies
Salvage Treatment
Salvage Treatments
Therapies, Salvage
Therapy, Salvage
Treatment, Salvage
Treatments, Salvage



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