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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)
 
Perfusion Fixed (endoscope)
 
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Location:
anterior and medial of the right atrium, overlaps root of aorta

Function:
pumps blood to the right ventricle during artial systole/ventricular diastole

Importance in cardiovascular diseases:
atrial arrhythmias; dilated in tricuspid stenosis and tricuspid regurgitation

Importance in device delivery:
traditional site for lead placement, often excised during cardiopulmonary bypass

 

 

 

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