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Mesenteric Artery, Superior

"Mesenteric Artery, Superior" 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 large vessel supplying the whole length of the small intestine except the superior part of the duodenum. It also supplies the cecum and the ascending part of the colon and about half the transverse part of the colon. It arises from the anterior surface of the aorta below the celiac artery at the level of the first lumbar vertebra.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mesenteric Artery, Superior" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mesenteric Artery, Superior" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 63 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2004
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.