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Cardiomegaly

"Cardiomegaly" 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.

Enlargement of the HEART, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both HEART VENTRICLES or HEART ATRIA. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (HEART FAILURE) or several forms of CARDIOMYOPATHIES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cardiomegaly" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cardiomegaly" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 309 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2003 and 2011 and 2014
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.