Items tagged “cardiac anatomy”
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Great cardiac vein
The great cardiac vein (GCV) runs in the anterior interventricular groove and drains the anterior aspect of the heart where it is the venous complement of the left anterior descending artery. It is the main tributary of the coronary sinus. Gross anatomy It begins on the anterior surface of th...
Diagonal branches of the left anterior descending artery
Diagonal branches of the left anterior descending coronary artery supply blood flow to the anterior and anterolateral walls of the left ventricle. There are usually denoted as D1, D2, D3, etc. There are termed "diagonal" due to them branching from their parent vessel at acute angles. They ext...
The circumflex artery (Cx) is one of the two major coronary arteries that arise from the bifurcation of the left main coronary artery (the other branch being the left anterior descending (LAD) artery). Terminology The circumflex artery can be referred to by multiple terms: circumflex artery (...
Left ventricular false tendon and aortic coarctation
Published 07 Jun 2018