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Descriptor English: Ablation Techniques
Descriptor Spanish: Técnicas de Ablación
Descriptor Portuguese: Técnicas de Ablação
Descriptor French: Techniques d'ablation
Entry term(s): Ablation Technique
Technique, Ablation
Techniques, Ablation
Tree number(s): E04.014
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055011
Scope note: Removal of tissue by vaporization, abrasion, or destruction. Methods used include heating tissue by hot liquids or microwave thermal heating, freezing (CRYOABLATION), chemical ablation, and photoablation with LASERS.
Annotation: coordinate with organ or disease /surg
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: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53236
Unique ID: D055011
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Ablation Techniques - Preferred
Concept UI M0512461
Scope note Removal of tissue by vaporization, abrasion, or destruction. Methods used include heating tissue by hot liquids or microwave thermal heating, freezing (CRYOABLATION), chemical ablation, and photoablation with LASERS.
Preferred term Ablation Techniques
Entry term(s) Ablation Technique
Technique, Ablation
Techniques, Ablation



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