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Normal Cardiac Anatomy and Clinical Evaluation

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Congenital Heart Diseases: The Broken Heart

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The heart is positioned in the middle, superior, and posterior regions of the mediastinum. Although it is a midline structure, the apex of the heart is typically situated to the left of the midline (Fig. 4.1).

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Haas, N.A., Driscoll, D.J., Rickert-Sperling, S. (2024). Normal Cardiac Anatomy and Clinical Evaluation. In: Rickert-Sperling, S., Kelly, R.G., Haas, N. (eds) Congenital Heart Diseases: The Broken Heart. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol 1441. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-44087-8_4

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