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Aneurysm, Dissecting

"Aneurysm, Dissecting" 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.

Aneurysm caused by a tear in the TUNICA INTIMA of a blood vessel leading to interstitial HEMORRHAGE, and splitting (dissecting) of the vessel wall, often involving the AORTA. Dissection between the intima and media causes luminal occlusion. Dissection at the media, or between the media and the outer adventitia causes aneurismal dilation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aneurysm, Dissecting" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Aneurysm, Dissecting" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 389 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 31 publications in 2020
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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.