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The heart and pericardium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21477771     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article describes the normal anatomy of the heart and pericardium. Included is a detailed description of the pericardium, mediastinal nerves, cardiac chambers, valves, coronary arteries and veins, and the conduction tissues. As cardiac and thoracic surgery continue to get more specialized and the procedures become less invasive, it is essential for the cardiothoracic surgeon to have a thorough working knowledge of cardiothoracic anatomy.
Authors:
Shahab A Akhter
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Thoracic surgery clinics     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1547-4127     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Surg Clin     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101198195     Medline TA:  Thorac Surg Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  205-17     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Section of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5040, Chicago, IL 60637, USA.
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