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Descriptor English: Ischemia
Descriptor Spanish: Isquemia
Descriptor Portuguese: Isquemia
Descriptor French: Ischémie
Entry term(s): Ischemias
Tree number(s): C23.550.513
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007511
Scope note: A hypoperfusion of the BLOOD through an organ or tissue caused by a PATHOLOGIC CONSTRICTION or obstruction of its BLOOD VESSELS, or an absence of BLOOD CIRCULATION.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific organ /blood supply (IM); for prevention and control, consider ISCHEMIC PRECONDITIONING
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 7678
Unique ID: D007511
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Ischemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0011734
Scope note A hypoperfusion of the BLOOD through an organ or tissue caused by a PATHOLOGIC CONSTRICTION or obstruction of its BLOOD VESSELS, or an absence of BLOOD CIRCULATION.
Preferred term Ischemia
Entry term(s) Ischemias



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