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Reperfusion
MeSH HeadingReperfusion
Tree NumberE04.100.700
Tree NumberE05.680.730
Annotationnote category: a technique; / adv eff permitted but consider also REPERFUSION INJURY; MYOCARDIAL REPERFUSION is also available
Scope NoteRestoration of blood supply to tissue which is ischemic due to decrease in normal blood supply. The decrease may result from any source including atherosclerotic obstruction, narrowing of the artery, or surgical clamping. It is primarily a procedure for treating infarction or other ischemia, by enabling viable ischemic tissue to recover, thus limiting further necrosis. However, it is thought that reperfusion can itself further damage the ischemic tissue, causing REPERFUSION INJURY.
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ED ES HI IS LJ MO MT NU PX RH SN ST TD UT VE
Previous Indexing Ischemia (1969-1988)
Previous Indexing Perfusion (1968-1988)
Previous Indexingspecific organ/blood supply (1976-1988)
History Note89
Date of Entry19880607
Unique IDD015424


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04]
   Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures [E04.100]
Cardiac Surgical Procedures [E04.100.376]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeReperfusion [E04.100.700]
Myocardial Reperfusion [E04.100.700.600]
Vascular Surgical Procedures [E04.100.814]  +

 
Investigative Techniques [E05]
   Perfusion [E05.680]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeReperfusion [E05.680.730]
Myocardial Reperfusion [E05.680.730.600]

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