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Descriptor English: Suture Anchors
Descriptor Spanish: Anclas para Sutura
Descriptor Portuguese: Âncoras de Sutura
Descriptor French: Ancres de suture
Entry term(s): Anchor, Bone
Anchor, Suture
Anchors, Bone
Anchors, Suture
Bone Anchor
Bone Anchors
Suture Anchor
Tree number(s): E07.695.370.734
E07.858.442.660.460.734
E07.858.690.725.460.734
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053441
Scope note: Implants used in arthroscopic surgery and other orthopedic procedures to attach soft tissue to bone. One end of a suture is tied to soft tissue and the other end to the implant. The anchors are made of a variety of materials including titanium, stainless steel, or absorbable polymers.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Suture Techniques (1993-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Tenodesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 52448
Unique ID: D053441
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Suture Anchors - Preferred
Concept UI M0493108
Scope note Implants used in arthroscopic surgery and other orthopedic procedures to attach soft tissue to bone. One end of a suture is tied to soft tissue and the other end to the implant. The anchors are made of a variety of materials including titanium, stainless steel, or absorbable polymers.
Preferred term Suture Anchors
Entry term(s) Anchor, Suture
Anchors, Suture
Suture Anchor
Bone Anchors - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0493119
Preferred term Bone Anchors
Entry term(s) Anchor, Bone
Anchors, Bone
Bone Anchor



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