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Heart Block

"Heart Block" 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.

Impaired conduction of cardiac impulse that can occur anywhere along the conduction pathway, such as between the SINOATRIAL NODE and the right atrium (SA block) or between atria and ventricles (AV block). Heart blocks can be classified by the duration, frequency, or completeness of conduction block. Reversibility depends on the degree of structural or functional defects.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heart Block" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heart Block" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 134 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2005
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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.