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Vitrectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitrectomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.540.960
Unique ID
D014821
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014821
Scope Note
Removal of the whole or part of the vitreous body in treating endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, intraocular foreign bodies, and some types of glaucoma.
NLM Classification #
WW 250
Previous Indexing
Vitreous Body/surgery (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
84
History Note
84
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/02/09
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Vitrectomy Preferred
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