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Mitral Valve Stenosis

"Mitral Valve Stenosis" 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.

Narrowing of the passage through the MITRAL VALVE due to FIBROSIS, and CALCINOSIS in the leaflets and chordal areas. This elevates the left atrial pressure which, in turn, raises pulmonary venous and capillary pressure leading to bouts of DYSPNEA and TACHYCARDIA during physical exertion. RHEUMATIC FEVER is its primary cause.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mitral Valve Stenosis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mitral Valve Stenosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 153 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2018
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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.