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Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

"Ventricular Dysfunction, Left" 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 condition in which the LEFT VENTRICLE of the heart was functionally impaired. This condition usually leads to HEART FAILURE; MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; and other cardiovascular complications. Diagnosis is made by measuring the diminished ejection fraction and a depressed level of motility of the left ventricular wall.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ventricular Dysfunction, Left" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ventricular Dysfunction, Left" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 964 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 68 publications in 2015
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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.