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Catheterization MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Catheterization
Tree Number(s)
E02.148
E05.157
Unique ID
D002404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002404
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.
Entry Version
CATH
Entry Term(s)
Cannulation
See Also
Catheters, Indwelling
Venous Cutdown
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Catheterization Preferred
Cannulation Related
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