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Topography and blood supply of atrioventricular node of the human heart.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6851573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Characteristic features of the topography and blood supply of the atrioventricular (A-V) node were studied on 80 autopsy heart specimens of adults deceased of other than cardiovascular disease. The authors used injection methods, angioroentgenography, macro- and microscopy. They refined nodal projection and established relationships between its location and the fossa ovalis, coronary sinus orifice, the base of the septal leaflet of the tricuspid valve and cardiac parameters. New information was obtained on the structural variability of the main source of A-V node nutrition - the arteria septi fibrosi, the pathways of A-V node blood supply, and the interrelationship between various types of cardiac blood supply and nodal artery variants. This information should be taken into consideration in cardiac surgery and analyses of electrocardiographic and coronarographic findings.
Authors:
G A Spirina; Soskin YaM
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cor et vasa     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0010-8650     ISO Abbreviation:  Cor Vasa     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-08     Completed Date:  1983-07-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372614     Medline TA:  Cor Vasa     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Atrioventricular Node / anatomy & histology*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Circulation
Female
Heart Conduction System / anatomy & histology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged

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