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Descriptor English: Cryotherapy
Descriptor Spanish: Crioterapia
Descriptor Portuguese: Crioterapia
Descriptor French: Cryothérapie
Entry term(s): Cold Therapies
Cold Therapy
Cryotherapies
Therapies, Cold
Therapy, Cold
Tree number(s): E02.258
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017679
Scope note: A form of therapy consisting in the local or general use of cold. The selective destruction of tissue by extreme cold or freezing is CRYOSURGERY. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
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
Previous Indexing: Cryosurgery (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; was see CRYOSURGERY 1984-93
Online Note: use CRYOSURGERY to search CRYOTHERAPY 1984-93
History Note: 94; was see CRYOSURGERY 1984-93
Entry Version: CRYOTHER
Related: Hypothermia, Induced MeSH
DeCS ID: 31536
Unique ID: D017679
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/12/28
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Cryotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0026736
Scope note A form of therapy consisting in the local or general use of cold. The selective destruction of tissue by extreme cold or freezing is CRYOSURGERY. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Cryotherapy
Entry term(s) Cold Therapies
Cold Therapy
Cryotherapies
Therapies, Cold
Therapy, Cold



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