Detailed dissection of heart

Coronary vessels viewed from left side

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Detailed dissection of heart
Coronary vessels viewed from left side
The epicardium has been dissected to expose portions of the left coronary artery and the great cardiac vein. The pulmonary trunk has been opened and the left auricle has been retracted.
1 . Ascending aorta
2 . Pulmonary trunk (opened)
3 . Right semilunar cusp pulmonary trunk
4 . Filament of cardiac plexus
5 . Anterior interventricular branch of left coronary artery
6 . Left ventricle
7 . Apex of heart
8 . Right pulmonary artery
9 . Left atrium
10 . Left auricle (retracted)
11 . Circumflex branch of left coronary artery
12 . Great cardiac vein
13 . Ventricular branch of left coronary artery