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Right Ventricle
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Right Atrium
Right Atrial Appendage Coronary Sinus Ostium Crista Terminalis Fossa Ovalis Inverior Vena Cava Ostium Interatrial Septum Lateral Wall Triangle of Koch Tricuspid Valve
Visible Heart (functional)
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oval-shaped depression in the interatrial septum

Importance in cardiovascular diseases:
can have a congenital defect resulting in a right to left shunt called patent foramen ovale; fossa is also preferred site for transseptal puncture

Importance in device delivery:
devices to treat patent foramen ovale; inadvertent left placement of right heart devices




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