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Descriptor English: Surgical Stapling
Descriptor Spanish: Grapado Quirúrgico
Descriptor Portuguese: Grampeamento Cirúrgico
Descriptor French: Agrafage chirurgical
Entry term(s): Stapling, Surgical
Staplings, Surgical
Surgical Staplings
Tree number(s): E04.987.775.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017792
Scope note: A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.
Annotation: /instrum: consider also SURGICAL STAPLERS; coordinate with staple material if pertinent
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
Previous Indexing: Surgical Staplers (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Entry Version: SURG STAPLING
DeCS ID: 31020
Unique ID: D017792
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Surgical Stapling - Preferred
Concept UI M0026882
Scope note A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.
Preferred term Surgical Stapling
Entry term(s) Stapling, Surgical
Staplings, Surgical
Surgical Staplings



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