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Maze Procedure MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Maze Procedure
Tree Number(s)
E04.014.640
E04.100.376.602
E04.928.220.465
Unique ID
D000079042
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079042
Scope Note
A surgical treatment in which heart tissue is scarred (cut-and-sew method), excised or otherwise destroyed in an open chest approach to direct electrical signals through a more controlled path via the ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE. It is often used to restore normal rhythms in ATRIAL FIBRILLATION.
Entry Term(s)
Cox Maze III Procedure
Cox Maze III Surgery
Cox Maze IV Procedure
Cox-Maze Operation
Cox-Maze Procedure
Left-sided Maze Procedure
Maze Ablation
Maze III Procedure
Maze IV Procedure
Maze Surgery
Mini Maze Procedure
Previous Indexing
Cardiac Surgical Procedures (1993-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2018/10/05
Maze Procedure Preferred
Left-sided Maze Procedure Narrower
Cox Maze III Procedure Narrower
Mini Maze Procedure Narrower
Cox Maze IV Procedure Related
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