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Epigastric Arteries MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Epigastric Arteries
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.114.330
Unique ID
D019074
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019074
Annotation
nothing to do with stomach or gastric: read MeSH definition
Scope Note
Inferior and external epigastric arteries arise from external iliac; superficial from femoral; superior from internal thoracic. They supply the abdominal muscles, diaphragm, iliac region, and groin. The inferior epigastric artery is used in coronary artery bypass grafting and myocardial revascularization.
Previous Indexing
Abdominal Muscles/blood supply (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/26
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Epigastric Arteries Preferred
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