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Hernia, Ventral MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hernia, Ventral
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.707.374.937
Unique ID
D006555
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006555
Scope Note
A hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.
Entry Term(s)
Ventral Hernia
Public MeSH Note
80; was VENTRAL HERNIA 1963-79
Online Note
use HERNIA, VENTRAL to search VENTRAL HERNIA 1966-79
History Note
80; was VENTRAL HERNIA 1963-79
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Hernia, Ventral Preferred
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