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Descriptor in English: Extracorporeal Circulation
Descriptor in Spanish: Circulación Extracorporea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Circulação Extracorpórea
Descriptor in French: Circulation extracorporelle
Entry term(s): Circulation, Extracorporeal
Circulations, Extracorporeal
Extracorporeal Circulations
Tree number(s): E04.292
Scope note: Diversion of blood flow through a circuit located outside the body but continuous with the bodily circulation.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with ASSISTED CIRCULATION
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
Online Note: search HEART, MECHANICAL 1966
History Note: 67; was see under HEART, MECHANICAL 1963-66
DeCS UI: 5211
Descriptor UI: D005112
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Extracorporeal Circulation - Preferred
Concept UI M0008063
Scope note Diversion of blood flow through a circuit located outside the body but continuous with the bodily circulation.
Preferred term Extracorporeal Circulation
Entry term(s) Circulation, Extracorporeal
Circulations, Extracorporeal
Extracorporeal Circulations



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