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Thoracoplasty MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thoracoplasty
Tree Number(s)
E04.928.750
Unique ID
D013905
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013905
Scope Note
Surgical removal of ribs, allowing the chest wall to move inward and collapse a diseased lung. (Dorland, 28th ed)
NLM Classification #
WF 980
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Thoracoplasty Preferred
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