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"Hyperkalemia" 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.

Abnormally high potassium concentration in the blood, most often due to defective renal excretion. It is characterized clinically by electrocardiographic abnormalities (elevated T waves and depressed P waves, and eventually by atrial asystole). In severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hyperkalemia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hyperkalemia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 111 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2016 and 2021 and 2022
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