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Breast Implants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Breast Implants
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.140
Unique ID
D018427
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018427
Annotation
IM; coord with implant material (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.
Entry Term(s)
Breast Prosthesis, Internal
Implants, Breast
NLM Classification #
WP 910
Previous Indexing
Implants, Artificial (1971-1994)
Prosthesis (1967-1994)
Silicones (1967-1994)
See Also
Breast Implantation
Silicone Elastomers
Silicone Gels
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/21
Revision Date
1998/06/10
Breast Implants Preferred
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