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Descriptor in English: Margins of Excision
Descriptor in Spanish: Márgenes de Escisión
Descriptor in Portuguese: Margens de Excisão
Descriptor in French: Marges d'exérèse
Entry term(s): Excision Margin
Excision Margins
Margin, Resection
Margin, Surgical
Margin, Tumor-Free
Margins, Resection
Margins, Surgical
Margins, Tumor-Free
Negative Surgical Margin
Negative Surgical Margins
Positive Surgical Margin
Positive Surgical Margins
Resection Margin
Resection Margins
Surgical Margin
Surgical Margin, Negative
Surgical Margin, Positive
Surgical Margins
Surgical Margins, Negative
Surgical Margins, Positive
Tumor Free Margins
Tumor-Free Margin
Tumor-Free Margins
Tree number(s): A10.830
C23.149.625
Scope note: The edges of tissue removed in a surgery for assessment of the effectiveness of a surgical procedure in achieving the local control of a neoplasm and the adequacy of tumor removal. When the margin is negative or not involved by tumor (e.g., CANCER) it suggests all of the tumor has been removed by the surgery.
History Note: 2017
See also the descriptors: Biopsy MeSH
DeCS UI: 56268
Descriptor UI: D000072662
Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/08
Revision Date: 2016/07/06
Margins of Excision - Preferred
Concept UI M000617728
Scope note The edges of tissue removed in a surgery for assessment of the effectiveness of a surgical procedure in achieving the local control of a neoplasm and the adequacy of tumor removal. When the margin is negative or not involved by tumor (e.g., CANCER) it suggests all of the tumor has been removed by the surgery.
Preferred term Margins of Excision
Entry term(s) Excision Margin
Excision Margins
Margin, Resection
Margin, Surgical
Margins, Resection
Margins, Surgical
Resection Margin
Resection Margins
Surgical Margin
Surgical Margins
Positive Surgical Margins - Narrower
Concept UI M000619423
Preferred term Positive Surgical Margins
Entry term(s) Positive Surgical Margin
Surgical Margin, Positive
Surgical Margins, Positive
Negative Surgical Margins - Narrower
Concept UI M000619424
Preferred term Negative Surgical Margins
Entry term(s) Margin, Tumor-Free
Margins, Tumor-Free
Negative Surgical Margin
Surgical Margin, Negative
Surgical Margins, Negative
Tumor Free Margins
Tumor-Free Margin
Tumor-Free Margins



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