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Decompressive Craniectomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Decompressive Craniectomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.188.200
E04.525.190.200
Unique ID
D056424
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056424
Scope Note
Excision of part of the skull. This procedure is used to treat elevated intracranial pressure that is unresponsive to conventional treatment.
Entry Term(s)
Decompressive Craniotomy
Previous Indexing
Craniotomy (1976-2009)
Decompression, Surgical (1996-2009)
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Decompressive Craniectomy Preferred
Decompressive Craniotomy Related
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