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Descriptor English: Light Coagulation
Descriptor Spanish: Fotocoagulación
Descriptor Portuguese: Fotocoagulação
Descriptor French: Photocoagulation
Entry term(s): Coagulation, Light
Coagulations, Light
Light Coagulations
Photocoagulation
Photocoagulations
Tree number(s): E02.520.745
E04.350.750
E04.540.630
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008028
Scope note: The coagulation of tissue by an intense beam of light, including laser (LASER COAGULATION). In the eye it is used in the treatment of retinal detachments, retinal holes, aneurysms, hemorrhages, and malignant and benign neoplasms. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with LASER COAGULATION; coordinate with anatomical term 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
Entry Version: LIGHT COAG
DeCS ID: 8204
Unique ID: D008028
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Light Coagulation - Preferred
Concept UI M0012514
Scope note The coagulation of tissue by an intense beam of light, including laser (LASER COAGULATION). In the eye it is used in the treatment of retinal detachments, retinal holes, aneurysms, hemorrhages, and malignant and benign neoplasms. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
Preferred term Light Coagulation
Entry term(s) Coagulation, Light
Coagulations, Light
Light Coagulations
Photocoagulation
Photocoagulations



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