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Drug Implants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drug Implants
Tree Number(s)
D26.255.210.315
Unique ID
D004343
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004343
Annotation
not for radioisotope implants ( = RADIOISOTOPES or specific /‌admin or BRACHYTHERAPY (see entry terms there) ) or prosthetic injections ( = PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS + substance implanted); IM for general only, D25-26 qualif; NIM when specific chemical is IM, no qualif
Scope Note
Small containers or pellets of a solid drug implanted in the body to achieve sustained release of the drug.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Implant
Drug Pellet
Pellets, Drug
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Delayed-Action Preparations (1966-1974)
See Also
Infusion Pumps, Implantable
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Drug Implants Preferred
Pellets, Drug Narrower
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