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Angioplasty MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Angioplasty
Tree Number(s)
E02.148.050
E04.100.814.529.124
E04.502.382.124
E05.157.016
Unique ID
D017130
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017130
Scope Note
Reconstruction or repair of a blood vessel, which includes the widening of a pathological narrowing of an artery or vein by the removal of atheromatous plaque material and/or the endothelial lining as well, or by dilatation (BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY) to compress an ATHEROMA. Except for ENDARTERECTOMY, usually these procedures are performed via catheterization as minimally invasive ENDOVASCULAR PROCEDURES.
Entry Term(s)
Angioplasty, Transluminal
Endoluminal Repair
Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
Previous Indexing
Angioplasty, Balloon (1982-1992)
Catheterization (1966-1981)
See Also
Endarterectomy
Public MeSH Note
1993; for ANGIOPLASTY, TRANSLUMINAL see ANGIOPLASTY, TRANSLUMINAL1982 -1992 and ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON 1993-2010; for PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL ANGIOPLASTY see ANGIOPLASTY, TRANSLUMINAL1982 -1992 and ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON 1993-2010
History Note
1993; for ANGIOPLASTY, TRANSLUMINAL use ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON 1982-2010; for PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL ANGIOPLASTY use ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON 1982-2010
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Angioplasty Preferred
Endoluminal Repair Related
Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty Narrower
Angioplasty, Transluminal Narrower
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