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Descriptor English: Sternotomy
Descriptor Spanish: Esternotomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Esternotomia
Descriptor French: Sternotomie
Entry term(s): Median Sternotomies
Median Sternotomy
Sternotomies
Sternotomies, Median
Sternotomy, Median
Tree number(s): E04.928.710
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056346
Scope note: Making an incision in the STERNUM.
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
Previous Indexing: Sternum/surgery (1964-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
DeCS ID: 53703
Unique ID: D056346
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Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Sternotomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0527000
Scope note Making an incision in the STERNUM.
Preferred term Sternotomy
Entry term(s) Sternotomies
Median Sternotomy - Narrower
Concept UI M0527001
Scope note Incision through the midline of the STERNUM.
Preferred term Median Sternotomy
Entry term(s) Median Sternotomies
Sternotomies, Median
Sternotomy, Median



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