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Coronary Arteries

  • Denis Berdajs
  • Marko I. Turina
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Abstract

In this chapter, we describe the anatomy of the left and right coronary ostia. The classical anatomical literature describes the origins of the left and right coronary arteries (LCA and RCA, respectively) as being positioned centrally in the middle of the left and the right coronary sinuses, respectively.

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Left Anterior Descend Coronary Sinus Right Coronary Artery Pulmonary Trunk Diagonal Branch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Denis Berdajs
    • 1
  • Marko I. Turina
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryCentre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CHUVLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.University Hospital ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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