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Surgical Sponges MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Surgical Sponges
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.740
Unique ID
D015503
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015503
Annotation
surgical sponge accidentally left in the surgical field: coordinate with GOSSYPIBOMA see FOREIGN BODIES
Scope Note
Gauze material used to absorb body fluids during surgery. Referred to as GOSSYPIBOMA if accidentally retained in the body following surgery.
Entry Version
SURG SPONGES
Entry Term(s)
Sponge, Surgical
Sponges, Surgical
Surgical Sponge
Previous Indexing
Foreign Bodies (1966-1989)
Surgical Equipment (1966-1989)
Surgical Instruments (1974-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/04/07
Revision Date
2015/06/05
Surgical Sponges Preferred
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