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Tissue Expansion Devices
MeSH HeadingTissue Expansion Devices
Tree NumberE07.695.800
Tree NumberE07.858.886
Scope NoteDevices used to generate extra soft tissue in vivo to be used in surgical reconstructions. They exert stretching forces on the tissue and thus stimulate new growth and result in TISSUE EXPANSION. They are commonly inflatable reservoirs, usually made of silicone, which are implanted under the tissue and gradually inflated. Other tissue expanders exert stretching forces by attaching to outside of the body, for example, vacuum tissue expanders. Once the tissue has grown, the expander is removed and the expanded tissue is used to cover the area being reconstructed.
Entry TermTissue Expanders
Entry TermTissue Expanders, Vacuum
Entry TermVacuum Tissue Expanders
See AlsoTissue Expansion
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ES HI MI PS PX SD SN ST TD UT VE VI
Previous Indexing Implants, Artificial (1983-1989)
History Note90
Date of Entry19890407
Unique IDD015625


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Equipment and Supplies [E07]
   Prostheses and Implants [E07.695]
Absorbable Implants [E07.695.025]
Artificial Limbs [E07.695.050]
Auditory Brain Stem Implants [E07.695.075]
Bioprosthesis [E07.695.100]
Blood Vessel Prosthesis [E07.695.110]
Bone Nails [E07.695.120]
Bone Plates [E07.695.125]
Bone Screws [E07.695.130]
Breast Implants [E07.695.140]
Cochlear Implants [E07.695.150]
Defibrillators, Implantable [E07.695.175]
Dental Implants [E07.695.185]  +
Dental Prosthesis [E07.695.190]  +
Eye, Artificial [E07.695.225]
Glaucoma Drainage Implants [E07.695.250]  +
Heart, Artificial [E07.695.300]  +
Heart Valve Prosthesis [E07.695.310]
Implants, Experimental [E07.695.340]
Internal Fixators [E07.695.350]
Joint Prosthesis [E07.695.400]  +
Larynx, Artificial [E07.695.450]
Lenses, Intraocular [E07.695.460]
Maxillofacial Prosthesis [E07.695.510]  +
Orbital Implants [E07.695.540]
Ossicular Prosthesis [E07.695.550]
Penile Prosthesis [E07.695.610]
Prosthesis Design [E07.695.680]  +
Stents [E07.695.750]  +
Suburethral Slings [E07.695.752]
Suture Anchors [E07.695.755]
Tissue Expansion Devices [E07.695.800]
Tissue Scaffolds [E07.695.825]
Urinary Sphincter, Artificial [E07.695.850]
Vena Cava Filters [E07.695.900]

 
Equipment and Supplies [E07]
   Surgical Equipment [E07.858]
Artificial Organs [E07.858.082]  +
Chest Tubes [E07.858.150]
Endoscopes [E07.858.240]  +
Nebulizers and Vaporizers [E07.858.400]
Orthopedic Equipment [E07.858.442]  +
Pessaries [E07.858.499]
Surgical Fixation Devices [E07.858.690]  +
Surgical Instruments [E07.858.700]  +
Surgical Mesh [E07.858.708]
Surgical Sponges [E07.858.740]  +
Tampons, Surgical [E07.858.826]
Tissue Expansion Devices [E07.858.886]
Trusses [E07.858.925]

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