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Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.400.560.540
C14.280.400.560.540
C16.131.240.400.560.540
Unique ID
D006345
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006345
Scope Note
Developmental abnormalities in any portion of the VENTRICULAR SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communications between the two lower chambers of the heart. Classification of ventricular septal defects is based on location of the communication, such as perimembranous, inlet, outlet (infundibular), central muscular, marginal muscular, or apical muscular defect.
Entry Term(s)
Intraventricular Septal Defects
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Septal Defects
NLM Classification #
WG 220
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular Preferred
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