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Lower Body Negative Pressure

"Lower Body Negative Pressure" 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.

External decompression applied to the lower body. It is used to study orthostatic intolerance and the effects of gravitation and acceleration, to produce simulated hemorrhage in physiologic research, to assess cardiovascular function, and to reduce abdominal stress during childbirth.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lower Body Negative Pressure" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lower Body Negative Pressure" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1995
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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.