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Descriptor English: Filtering Surgery
Descriptor Spanish: Cirugía Filtrante
Descriptor Portuguese: Cirurgia Filtrante
Descriptor French: Chirurgie filtrante
Entry term(s): Filtration Surgery
Surgery, Filtering
Surgery, Filtration
Tree number(s): E04.540.450
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018463
Scope note: A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)
Annotation:
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: Glaucoma/surgery (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Entry Version: FILTERING SURG
Related: Molteno Implants MeSH
DeCS ID: 32250
Unique ID: D018463
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/16
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Filtering Surgery - Preferred
Concept UI M0027699
Scope note A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)
Preferred term Filtering Surgery
Entry term(s) Filtration Surgery
Surgery, Filtering
Surgery, Filtration



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