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Heart Massage

"Heart Massage" 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.

Rhythmic compression of the heart by pressure applied manually over the sternum (closed heart massage) or directly to the heart through an opening in the chest wall (open heart massage). It is done to reinstate and maintain circulation. (Dorland, 28th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heart Massage" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heart Massage" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2015 and 2019
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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.