Prophylactic Surgical Procedures
"Prophylactic Surgical Procedures" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Surgical procedures done to prevent or reduce the risk of developing cancer or other disease conditions in persons who may be predisposed to such conditions.
|Prophylactic Surgical Procedures
- Prophylactic Surgical Procedures
- Procedure, Prophylactic Surgical
- Procedures, Prophylactic Surgical
- Prophylactic Surgical Procedure
- Surgical Procedure, Prophylactic
- Surgical Procedures, Preventive
- Surgical Procedures, Prophylactic
- Preventive Surgical Procedures
- Preventive Surgical Procedure
- Procedure, Preventive Surgical
- Procedures, Preventive Surgical
- Surgical Procedure, Preventive
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Prophylactic Surgical Procedures" by people in Profiles.
Thromboembolic Disease in Patients with Metastatic Femoral Lesions: A Comparison Between Prophylactic Fixation and Fracture Fixation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Feb 15; 99(4):315-323.
Predictive Factors for Prophylactic Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube Placement and Use in Head and Neck Patients Following Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Treatment: Concordance, Discrepancies, and the Role of Gabapentin. Dysphagia. 2016 Apr; 31(2):206-13.
The Effect of Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy on Perioperative Complications in Women Undergoing Immediate Breast Reconstruction: A NSQIP Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Oct; 22(11):3474-80.
Variation in Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Rates According to Racial Groups in Young Women with Breast Cancer, 1998 to 2011: A Report from the National Cancer Data Base. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Jul; 221(1):187-96.