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Mitral Valve Prolapse

"Mitral Valve Prolapse" 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.

Abnormal protrusion or billowing of one or both of the leaflets of MITRAL VALVE into the LEFT ATRIUM during SYSTOLE. This allows the backflow of blood into left atrium leading to MITRAL VALVE INSUFFICIENCY; SYSTOLIC MURMURS; or CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mitral Valve Prolapse" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mitral Valve Prolapse" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 84 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2016
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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.