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Right Atrium
Right Ventricle
Pulmonary Trunk
Left Atrium
Left Ventricle
Coronary Arteries
Cardiac Veins
External Images
MRI Images
Comparative Imaging
3D Modeling
Anatomy Tutorial
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Tutorial
Comparative Anatomy Tutorial
Conduction System Tutorial
Congenital Defects Tutorial
Coronary System Tutorial
Device Tutorial
Echocardiography Tutorial
Physiology Tutorial
Project Methodologies
Cardiovascular Devices and Techniques at U of Minnesota
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Atlas in the media
Surgery Department
External Images
Anterior Posterior Right Margin Left Margin
Visible Heart (functional)
Anatomical Plates
Pre-fixed Anatomical Plates

Importance in cardiovascular medicine:
the right aspect is the plane in which the heart is not often viewed until the heart is manipulated in the body during a surgical procedure due to its location near the core of the body. The media display the heart in both the valentine and attitudinally correct positions either in the body or explanted. The pericardium, a double walled sac that protects and lubricates the heart, can be seen in some of the media.

Important structures:
when positioned in the attitudinally correct orientation the left and right atria are displayed most prominently. The left atria with the inferior and superior left and right veins can be seen to the left of the image with the pulmonary trunk running across the superior surface of the atrium. The arch of the aorta can be seen to the top of the image and the superior and inferior vena cava can be seen to the right of the image connecting to the right atrium.




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