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Gastroplasty MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gastroplasty
Tree Number(s)
E02.650.500.062.750
E04.062.750
E04.210.485
Unique ID
D015391
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015391
Scope Note
Surgical procedures involving the STOMACH and sometimes the lower ESOPHAGUS to correct anatomical defects, or to treat MORBID OBESITY by reducing the size of the stomach. There are several subtypes of bariatric gastroplasty, such as vertical banded gastroplasty, silicone ring vertical gastroplasty, and horizontal banded gastroplasty.
Entry Term(s)
Collis Gastroplasty
Vertical-Banded Gastroplasty
NLM Classification #
WI 980
Previous Indexing
Stomach/surgery (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/06
Revision Date
2020/02/21
Gastroplasty Preferred
Collis Gastroplasty Narrower
Vertical-Banded Gastroplasty Narrower
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