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Pulmonary Atelectasis

"Pulmonary Atelectasis" 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.

Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pulmonary Atelectasis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pulmonary Atelectasis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 52 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 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.