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Descriptor English: Diskectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Discectomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Discotomia
Descriptor French: Discectomie
Entry term(s): Discectomies
Discectomy
Diskectomies
Tree number(s): E02.718.444
E04.188.350
E04.555.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017586
Scope note: Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.
Annotation: DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS is also available
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: Intervertebral Disk Displacement/surgery (1968-1993)
Intervertebral Disk/surgery (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
DeCS ID: 31505
Unique ID: D017586
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/12/28
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Diskectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0026651
Scope note Excision, in part or whole, of an INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.
Preferred term Diskectomy
Entry term(s) Discectomies
Discectomy
Diskectomies



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