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Laparotomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Laparotomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.406
Unique ID
D007813
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007813
Annotation
avoid: not a coordinate for operative surgery on abdominal organs; prefer / surg with specific organ; restrict to technique of surgical incision of abdominal wall at any point; usually exploratory
Scope Note
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
Entry Term(s)
Minilaparotomy
NLM Classification #
WI 980
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/17
Laparotomy Preferred
Minilaparotomy Related
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