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Truncus Arteriosus, Persistent

"Truncus Arteriosus, Persistent" 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 congenital anomaly caused by the failed development of TRUNCUS ARTERIOSUS into separate AORTA and PULMONARY ARTERY. It is characterized by a single arterial trunk that forms the outlet for both HEART VENTRICLES and gives rise to the systemic, pulmonary, and coronary arteries. It is always accompanied by a ventricular septal defect.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Truncus Arteriosus, Persistent" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Truncus Arteriosus, Persistent" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1993 and 1999 and 2009
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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.