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Descriptor English: Endoscopy
Descriptor Spanish: Endoscopía
Descriptor Portuguese: Endoscopia
Descriptor French: Endoscopie
Entry term(s): Endoscopic Surgical Procedure
Endoscopic Surgical Procedures
Endoscopy, Surgical
Procedure, Endoscopic Surgical
Procedures, Endoscopic Surgical
Surgical Endoscopy
Surgical Procedure, Endoscopic
Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic
Tree number(s): E01.370.388.250
E04.502.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004724
Scope note: Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; / instrum permitted but consider also ENDOSCOPES
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: 1963; for SURGICAL PROCEDURES, ENDOSCOPIC and ENDOSCOPIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES see SURGICAL PROCEDURES, ENDOSCOPIC 1998-1999, see SURGERY, ENDOSCOPIC 1996-1997
History Note: 1963
Related: Endoscopes MeSH
DeCS ID: 4805
Unique ID: D004724
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Endoscopy - Preferred
Concept UI M0007425
Scope note Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Preferred term Endoscopy
Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic - Narrower
Concept UI M0028215
Preferred term Surgical Procedures, Endoscopic
Entry term(s) Endoscopic Surgical Procedure
Endoscopic Surgical Procedures
Endoscopy, Surgical
Procedure, Endoscopic Surgical
Procedures, Endoscopic Surgical
Surgical Endoscopy
Surgical Procedure, Endoscopic



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