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Brain Infarction

"Brain Infarction" 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.

Tissue NECROSIS in any area of the brain, including the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Brain infarction is the result of a cascade of events initiated by inadequate blood flow through the brain that is followed by HYPOXIA and HYPOGLYCEMIA in brain tissue. Damage may be temporary, permanent, selective or pan-necrosis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Brain Infarction" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Brain Infarction" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 160 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2009
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