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Pallidotomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pallidotomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.525.575
Unique ID
D053860
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053860
Scope Note
Producing a lesion in the posteroventral portion of the medial GLOBUS PALLIDUS to treat PARKINSON DISEASE and other extrapyramidal disorders. The placement of the lesion is aided by STEREOTACTIC TECHNIQUES and imaging procedures.
Previous Indexing
Globus Pallidus/surgery (1966-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Pallidotomy Preferred
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