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Aortopulmonary Septal Defect

"Aortopulmonary Septal Defect" 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.

A developmental abnormality in which the spiral (aortopulmonary) septum failed to completely divide the TRUNCUS ARTERIOSUS into ASCENDING AORTA and PULMONARY ARTERY. This abnormal communication between the two major vessels usually lies above their respective valves (AORTIC VALVE; PULMONARY VALVE).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aortopulmonary Septal Defect" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Aortopulmonary Septal Defect" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1998 and 2001 and 2006 and 2007
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