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Thoracic Surgery

"Thoracic Surgery" 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.

A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thoracic Surgery" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thoracic Surgery" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 241 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 28 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.