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Mesh term Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

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Surgical Procedures, Operative

Description

Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-controlled manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.


Browse to child terms:
Endoscopy
Endovascular Procedures
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Interventional
Morcellation
Radiography, Interventional
Ultrasonography, Interventional


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