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Heart Murmurs

"Heart Murmurs" 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.

Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of blood through the heart. Heart murmurs can be examined by HEART AUSCULTATION, and analyzed by their intensity (6 grades), duration, timing (systolic, diastolic, or continuous), location, transmission, and quality (musical, vibratory, blowing, etc).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heart Murmurs" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heart Murmurs" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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