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Venous Valves

"Venous Valves" 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.

Flaps within the VEINS that allow the blood to flow only in one direction. They are usually in the medium size veins that carry blood to the heart against gravity.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Venous Valves" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Venous Valves" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2015 and 2016 and 2020
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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.