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Cardiomegaly

"Cardiomegaly" 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.

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Enlargement of the HEART, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both HEART VENTRICLES or HEART ATRIA. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (HEART FAILURE) or several forms of CARDIOMYOPATHIES.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cardiomegaly" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cardiomegaly" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2005
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