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Endocardial Cushion Defects

"Endocardial Cushion Defects" 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 spectrum of septal defects involving the ATRIAL SEPTUM; VENTRICULAR SEPTUM; and the atrioventricular valves (TRICUSPID VALVE; BICUSPID VALVE). These defects are due to incomplete growth and fusion of the ENDOCARDIAL CUSHIONS which are important in the formation of two atrioventricular canals, site of future atrioventricular valves.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Endocardial Cushion Defects" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Endocardial Cushion Defects" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2000
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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.