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Heart Septal Defects, Atrial

"Heart Septal Defects, Atrial" 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.

Developmental abnormalities in any portion of the ATRIAL SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communications between the two upper chambers of the heart. Classification of atrial septal defects is based on location of the communication and types of incomplete fusion of atrial septa with the ENDOCARDIAL CUSHIONS in the fetal heart. They include ostium primum, ostium secundum, sinus venosus, and coronary sinus defects.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heart Septal Defects, Atrial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heart Septal Defects, Atrial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 224 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2003
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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.