From the case: Aorta (illustration)

Modality: Diagram (3D)

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  • Ascending aorta - “ The ascending aorta is the first part of the aorta, and begins at the aortic valve, located obliquely just to the left of the midline at the level...”
  • Sinotubular junction - “ The sinotubular junction is the region of the ascending aorta between the aortic sinuses (of Valsalva) and where the normal tubular configuration ...”
  • Coronary arteries - “ The coronary arteries arise from the coronary sinuses immediately distal (superior) to the aortic valve and supply the myocardium with oxygenated ...”
  • Ascending aorta dilatation - “ Dilatation of the ascending aorta is a common finding in the elderly but unusual in younger patients. Pathology In adults, an ascending aortic d...”
  • Left main coronary artery - “ The left main coronary artery (LMCA) or left coronary artery (LCA) is one of the two main arteries that supply the heart with oxygenated blood. G...”

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