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Descriptor English: Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Descriptor Spanish: Procedimientos Quirúrgicos Mínimamente Invasivos
Descriptor Portuguese: Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Minimamente Invasivos
Descriptor French: Interventions chirurgicales mini-invasives
Entry term(s): Minimal Access Surgical Procedures
Minimal Surgical Procedure
Minimal Surgical Procedures
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure
Procedure, Minimal Surgical
Procedures, Minimal Access Surgical
Procedures, Minimal Surgical
Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgical
Surgeries, Minimally Invasive
Surgery, Minimally Invasive
Surgical Procedure, Minimal
Surgical Procedures, Minimal
Surgical Procedures, Minimal Access
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive
Tree number(s): E04.502
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019060
Scope note: Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-controlled manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.
Annotation: IM general only
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: Surgery, Laparoscopic (1990-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 2015; see SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MINIMALLY INVASIVE 1998-2014; see SURGERY, MINIMALLY INVASIVE 1996-1997
History Note: 2015 (1996)
Entry Version: MINIMAL INVASIVE SURG PROCEDURES
DeCS ID: 32597
Unique ID: D019060
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/05
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures - Preferred
Concept UI M0028453
Scope note Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-controlled manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.
Preferred term Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Entry term(s) Minimal Access Surgical Procedures
Minimal Surgical Procedure
Minimal Surgical Procedures
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure
Procedure, Minimal Surgical
Procedures, Minimal Access Surgical
Procedures, Minimal Surgical
Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgical
Surgeries, Minimally Invasive
Surgery, Minimally Invasive
Surgical Procedure, Minimal
Surgical Procedures, Minimal
Surgical Procedures, Minimal Access
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive



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