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Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic

"Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic" 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.

An abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of the THORACIC AORTA. This proximal descending portion of aorta gives rise to the visceral and the parietal branches above the aortic hiatus at the diaphragm.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 346 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 28 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.