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Iontophoresis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Iontophoresis
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.267.650
E05.301.300.575
Unique ID
D007478
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007478
Scope Note
Therapeutic introduction of ions of soluble salts into tissues by means of electric current. In medical literature it is commonly used to indicate the process of increasing the penetration of drugs into surface tissues by the application of electric current. It has nothing to do with ION EXCHANGE; AIR IONIZATION nor PHONOPHORESIS, none of which requires current.
NLM Classification #
WB 495
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Iontophoresis Preferred
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