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Peritoneal Lavage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peritoneal Lavage
Tree Number(s)
E05.927.705
Unique ID
D010533
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010533
Scope Note
Washing out of the peritoneal cavity. The procedure is a diagnostic as well as a therapeutic technique following abdominal trauma or inflammation.
Entry Term(s)
Irrigation, Peritoneal
Lavage, Peritoneal
Peritoneal Irrigation
Previous Indexing
Irrigation (1966-1987)
Peritoneal Cavity (1966-1987)
See Also
Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
Consider Also
following abdominal cancer surgery, also consider HYPERTHERMIC INTRAPERITONEAL CHEMOTHERAPY
Public MeSH Note
88
History Note
88
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/03/27
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Peritoneal Lavage Preferred
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