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Ampulla of Vater

"Ampulla of Vater" 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 dilation of the duodenal papilla that is the opening of the juncture of the COMMON BILE DUCT and the MAIN PANCREATIC DUCT, also known as the hepatopancreatic ampulla.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ampulla of Vater" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ampulla of Vater" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 79 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2016
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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.