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Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

"Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome" 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 condition caused by underdevelopment of the whole left half of the heart. It is characterized by hypoplasia of the left cardiac chambers (HEART ATRIUM; HEART VENTRICLE), the AORTA, the AORTIC VALVE, and the MITRAL VALVE. Severe symptoms appear in early infancy when DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS closes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 191 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2012
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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.