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Descriptor in English: Endarterectomy
Descriptor in Spanish: Endarterectomía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Endarterectomia
Descriptor in French: Endartériectomie
Entry term(s): Endarterectomies
Thromboendarterectomies
Thromboendarterectomy
Tree number(s): E04.100.814.456
Scope note: Surgical excision, performed under general anesthesia, of the atheromatous tunica intima of an artery. When reconstruction of an artery is performed as an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it is called ATHERECTOMY.
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
History Note: 67(65)
See also the descriptors: Angioplasty MeSH
Atherectomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 4772
Descriptor UI: D004691
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Endarterectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0007384
Scope note Surgical excision, performed under general anesthesia, of the atheromatous tunica intima of an artery. When reconstruction of an artery is performed as an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it is called ATHERECTOMY.
Preferred term Endarterectomy
Entry term(s) Endarterectomies
Thromboendarterectomy - Broader
Concept UI M0007385
Preferred term Thromboendarterectomy
Entry term(s) Thromboendarterectomies



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