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Hernia, Ventral

"Hernia, Ventral" 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 hernia caused by weakness of the anterior ABDOMINAL WALL due to midline defects, previous incisions, or increased intra-abdominal pressure. Ventral hernias include UMBILICAL HERNIA, incisional, epigastric, and spigelian hernias.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hernia, Ventral" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hernia, Ventral" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 82 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2014
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