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Filtering Surgery MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Filtering Surgery
Tree Number(s)
E04.540.450
Unique ID
D018463
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018463
Scope Note
A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989)
Entry Version
FILTERING SURG
Entry Term(s)
Filtration Surgery
Surgery, Filtering
Surgery, Filtration
Previous Indexing
Glaucoma/surgery (1966-1994)
See Also
Molteno Implants
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/16
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Filtering Surgery Preferred
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