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Maximal Voluntary Ventilation

"Maximal Voluntary Ventilation" 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.

Measure of the maximum amount of air that can be breathed in and blown out over a sustained interval such as 15 or 20 seconds. Common abbreviations are MVV and MBC.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Maximal Voluntary Ventilation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Maximal Voluntary Ventilation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1998
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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.