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Retroperitoneal Space

"Retroperitoneal Space" 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 area occupying the most posterior aspect of the ABDOMINAL CAVITY. It is bounded laterally by the borders of the quadratus lumborum muscles and extends from the DIAPHRAGM to the brim of the true PELVIS, where it continues as the pelvic extraperitoneal space.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retroperitoneal Space" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retroperitoneal Space" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 84 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2018
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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.