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Venous Cutdown MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Venous Cutdown
Tree Number(s)
E04.100.814.895
Unique ID
D016748
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016748
Scope Note
Creation of a small incised opening in a vein to permit the passage of a needle or cannula for withdrawal of blood, administration of medication, or in diagnostic or therapeutic catheterization. (Dorland, 28th ed.; Stedman, 26th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Cutdown, Venous
Vein Cutdown
Venostomy
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/04/29
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Venous Cutdown Preferred
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