"Surgical Sponges" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Gauze material used to absorb body fluids during surgery. Referred to as GOSSYPIBOMA if accidentally retained in the body following surgery.
- Surgical Sponges
- Surgical Sponge
- Sponge, Surgical
- Sponges, Surgical
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Surgical Sponges".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Surgical Sponges".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Surgical Sponges" by people in this website by year, and whether "Surgical Sponges" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.