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Posterior Capsulotomy
MeSH HeadingPosterior Capsulotomy
Tree NumberE04.540.825.784
Scope NoteProcedures performed to remove CAPSULE OPACIFICATION that develops on the POSTERIOR CAPSULE OF THE LENS following removal of a primary CATARACT.
Entry TermPosterior Capsulotomy, Laser
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ED ES HI IS LJ MO MT NU PX RH SN ST TD UT VE
History Note2014
Date of Entry20130708
Unique IDD064727


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04]
   Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures [E04.540]
      Refractive Surgical Procedures [E04.540.825]
Cataract Extraction [E04.540.825.249]  +
Corneal Transplantation [E04.540.825.374]  +
Corneal Surgery, Laser [E04.540.825.437]  +
Keratotomy, Radial [E04.540.825.550]
Lens Implantation, Intraocular [E04.540.825.600]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodePosterior Capsulotomy [E04.540.825.784]
Scleroplasty [E04.540.825.968]

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