"Punctures" 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.
Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Punctures".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Punctures".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Punctures" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Punctures" was a major or minor topic of these publication.