Category: Anatomy&function

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a genetic defect where the myocardium (heart muscle) thickens abnormally. Thickened myocardium can affect the heart’s electrical system, putting the patient’s life in danger through abnormal heart beats (arrhythmias) and rarely,...

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Heart Anatomy

The heart is one of the most important organs of the human body. It is a hollow organ and is composed almost entirely of muscles. The weight of a normal heart is about 250-350...

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Coronary Arteries – Anatomy

1. The left coronary artery – left coronary artery trunk (10-20 mm in length and a diameter of 3-6 mm) arises from the left coronary sinus above the aortic valve and is usually divided...

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Heart Tumors – Myxoma

Primary tumors of the heart are rare and benign in three-quarters of the cases and a quarter are malignant, particularly sarcomas. It shows either chest pain, syncope, heart failure, blows, arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, pericarditis...