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Myocardial Contraction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Myocardial Contraction
Tree Number(s)
G09.330.580
G11.427.494.570
Unique ID
D009200
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009200
Annotation
inotropic action of drugs = MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION /‌drug eff (IM) + drug with /‌pharmacol (IM) + STIMULATION, CHEMICAL (NIM) for positive inotropic action & DEPRESSION, CHEMICAL (NIM) for negative but note that INOTROPIC AGENTS, POSITIVE CARDIAC see CARDIOTONIC AGENTS is available; for chronotropic action see note on HEART RATE; relaxation of cardiac muscle: DIASTOLE, do not add MUSCLE RELAXATION
Scope Note
Contractile activity of the MYOCARDIUM.
Entry Term(s)
Heart Contractility
Inotropism, Cardiac
NLM Classification #
WG 280
Previous Indexing
Heart (1966-1974)
See Also
Cardiotonic Agents
Myocardial Stunning
Public MeSH Note
75
History Note
75
Date Established
1975/09/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Myocardial Contraction Preferred
Inotropism, Cardiac Related
Heart Contractility Related
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