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Atherectomy, Coronary MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Atherectomy, Coronary
Tree Number(s)
E02.148.050.120.125
E04.100.376.719.125
E04.100.814.529.124.120.125
E04.100.814.529.968.060
E04.502.382.124.120.125
E04.502.382.968.060
E04.928.220.520.110
E05.157.016.120.125
Unique ID
D017225
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017225
Scope Note
Percutaneous transluminal procedure for removing atheromatous plaque from the coronary arteries. Both directional (for removing focal atheromas) and rotational (for removing concentric atheromatous plaque) atherectomy devices have been used.
Entry Term(s)
Coronary Atherectomy
Directional Coronary Atherectomy
Rotational Atherectomy
NLM Classification #
WG 169
Previous Indexing
Coronary Arteriosclerosis (1989-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/07
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Atherectomy, Coronary Preferred
Rotational Atherectomy Narrower
Directional Coronary Atherectomy Narrower
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