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Descriptor English: Tenotomy
Descriptor Spanish: Tenotomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Tenotomia
Descriptor French: Ténotomie
Entry term(s): Heel Cord Release
Heel-Cord Release
Heel-Cord Releases
Lengthening, Tendon
Lengthenings, Tendon
Release, Heel-Cord
Release, Tendon
Releases, Heel-Cord
Releases, Tendon
Tendon Lengthening
Tendon Lengthenings
Tendon Release
Tendon Releases
Tenotomies
Tree number(s): E04.555.712
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058971
Scope note: Surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity that is caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle (Stedman, 27th ed). Tenotomy is performed in order to lengthen a muscle that has developed improperly, or become shortened and is resistant to stretching.
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: Tendons/surgery (1965-2010)
specific muscles/surgery (1968-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 54245
Unique ID: D058971
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Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Tenotomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0545560
Scope note Surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity that is caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle (Stedman, 27th ed). Tenotomy is performed in order to lengthen a muscle that has developed improperly, or become shortened and is resistant to stretching.
Preferred term Tenotomy
Entry term(s) Tenotomies
Tendon Release - Narrower
Concept UI M0545562
Preferred term Tendon Release
Entry term(s) Release, Tendon
Releases, Tendon
Tendon Releases
Tendon Lengthening - Narrower
Concept UI M0545561
Preferred term Tendon Lengthening
Entry term(s) Lengthening, Tendon
Lengthenings, Tendon
Tendon Lengthenings
Heel-Cord Release - Narrower
Concept UI M0545563
Preferred term Heel-Cord Release
Entry term(s) Heel Cord Release
Heel-Cord Releases
Release, Heel-Cord
Releases, Heel-Cord



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