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Capsulorhexis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Capsulorhexis
Tree Number(s)
E04.540.825.249.352
Unique ID
D019923
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019923
Annotation
do not coordinate with PHACOEMULSIFICATION unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
The making of a continuous circular tear in the anterior capsule during cataract surgery in order to allow expression or phacoemulsification of the nucleus of the lens. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Capsulorrhexis
Previous Indexing
Cataract Extraction (1987-1997)
Lens, Crystalline/surgery (1987-1997)
Phacoemulsification (1996-1997)
See Also
Lens Capsule, Crystalline
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Capsulorhexis Preferred
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