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Left Atrium
Fossa Ovalis Left Atrial Appendage Mitral Valve Pulmonary Vein Ostia Pulmonary Vein Distal Pulmonary Branches
Visible Heart (functional)
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Extension of the left atrium; part of the left border of the heart’s anterior surface; overlaps the root of the pulmonary artery (pulmonary trunk)

Pumps oxygenated blood from the lungs into the left ventricle

Importance in cardiovascular diseases:
atrial arrhythmias; dilated in mitral valve disease; site of emboli formation in atrial fibrillation




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