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Superior Sagittal Sinus

"Superior Sagittal Sinus" 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.

The long large endothelium-lined venous channel on the top outer surface of the brain. It receives blood from a vein in the nasal cavity, runs backwards, and gradually increases in size as blood drains from veins of the brain and the DURA MATER. Near the lower back of the CRANIUM, the superior sagittal sinus deviates to one side (usually the right) and continues on as one of the TRANSVERSE SINUSES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Superior Sagittal Sinus" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Superior Sagittal Sinus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2017
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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.