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Descriptor in English: Embolectomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Embolectomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Embolectomia
Descriptor in French: Embolectomie
Entry term(s): Embolectomies
Tree number(s): E04.100.814.445
Scope note: Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material which has been transported from a distant vessel by the bloodstream. Removal of a clot at its original site is called THROMBECTOMY.
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: 93
See also the descriptors: Thrombectomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 30742
Descriptor UI: D017128
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/08
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Embolectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0026022
Scope note Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material which has been transported from a distant vessel by the bloodstream. Removal of a clot at its original site is called THROMBECTOMY.
Preferred term Embolectomy
Entry term(s) Embolectomies



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