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Descriptor English: Retreatment
Descriptor Spanish: Retratamiento
Descriptor Portuguese: Retratamento
Descriptor French: Reprise du traitement
Entry term(s): Retreatments
Tree number(s): E02.887
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019233
Scope note: The therapy of the same disease in a patient, with the same agent or procedure repeated after initial treatment, or with an additional or alternate measure or follow-up. It does not include therapy which requires more than one administration of a therapeutic agent or regimen. Retreatment is often used with reference to a different modality when the original one was inadequate, harmful, or unsuccessful.
Annotation: NIM; coord with specific type of ther (IM) + specific disease /ther (or other ther qualif) (IM)
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
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Related: Reoperation MeSH
DeCS ID: 33109
Unique ID: D019233
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2000/06/22
Retreatment - Preferred
Concept UI M0028643
Scope note The therapy of the same disease in a patient, with the same agent or procedure repeated after initial treatment, or with an additional or alternate measure or follow-up. It does not include therapy which requires more than one administration of a therapeutic agent or regimen. Retreatment is often used with reference to a different modality when the original one was inadequate, harmful, or unsuccessful.
Preferred term Retreatment
Entry term(s) Retreatments



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