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Endomyocardial Fibrosis

"Endomyocardial Fibrosis" 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 condition characterized by the thickening of the ventricular ENDOCARDIUM and subendocardium (MYOCARDIUM), seen mostly in children and young adults in the TROPICAL CLIMATE. The fibrous tissue extends from the apex toward and often involves the HEART VALVES causing restrictive blood flow into the respective ventricles (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Endomyocardial Fibrosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Endomyocardial Fibrosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 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.