Heart Disease: Review and Assessment : A Question and Answer

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Intraoperative assessment confirmed the diagnostic findings (Figure 3). In This eBook You’ll Also Learn: Ben Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Heart disease is no exception. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 33 (6), 1453-1461. Once in the aorta, a branch called the brachiocephalic trunk, supplies the head, while the rest flows down the descending aorta and to the rest of the body. a small branch (not shown in this diagram) off the aorta supplies the heart through the coronary artery.

Pages: 296

Publisher: W B Saunders Co; 2nd edition (April 1992)

ISBN: 0721666027

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