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Descriptor English: Cryosurgery
Descriptor Spanish: Criocirugía
Descriptor Portuguese: Criocirurgia
Descriptor French: Cryochirurgie
Entry term(s): Cryoablation
Cryoablations
Cryosurgeries
Tree number(s): E04.014.180
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003452
Scope note: The use of freezing as a special surgical technique to destroy or excise tissue.
Annotation: coordinate with organ or disease /surg; differentiate from HYPOTHERMIA, INDUCED for cooling of organs during surgery
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
Public MeSH Note: 84; was CRYOGENIC SURGERY 1963-83; CRYOTHERAPY was heading 1967-83
Online Note: use CRYOSURGERY to search CRYOGENIC SURGERY & CRYOTHERAPY 1966-83
History Note: 84; was CRYOGENIC SURGERY 1963-83; CRYOTHERAPY was heading 1964-83 (Prov 1964-66)
Entry Version: CRYOSURG
DeCS ID: 3469
Unique ID: D003452
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Cryosurgery - Preferred
Concept UI M0005380
Scope note The use of freezing as a special surgical technique to destroy or excise tissue.
Preferred term Cryosurgery
Entry term(s) Cryoablation
Cryoablations
Cryosurgeries



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