How many coronaries are there in the heart?

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How many coronaries are there in the heart?

How many coronaries are there in the heart?

There are two coronaries and originate at the beginning of the aorta, the large arterial vessel of the human body that arises from the left ventricle of the heart.

Which of the following vessels are part of the coronary circulation?

The coronary circulation is formed by the blood vessels that carry blood to the heart muscle .... Right coronary artery
  • infundibolare artery;
  • atrial branches;
  • ventricular branches;
  • atrioventricular branches;
  • artery of the atrioventricular node;
  • posterior interventricular artery.

What are the arteries of the heart called?

To this end, there are coronary arteries, specialized vessels that arise from the aorta and run along the outer surface of the heart, carrying oxygen-rich blood to the myocardium. There are two main coronary arteries: the left coronary and the right coronary.

What is an anterior infarction?

If the anterior descending coronary artery is occluded, the infarction is localized to the anterior wall of the left ventricle (the so-called "anterior infarction" which is the most frequent and unfortunately also the most severe) with involvement of the interventricular septum.
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