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Heart Catheterization

"Heart Catheterization" 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.

MeSH information
Procedure which includes placement of catheter, recording of intracardiac and intravascular pressure, obtaining blood samples for chemical analysis, and cardiac output measurement, etc. Specific angiographic injection techniques are also involved.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heart Catheterization" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Heart Catheterization" was a major or minor topic of these publication.