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Flashcards in CVS Lecture 1 - Anatomy of the Heart and Circulation Deck (15)
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1
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What is the pericardium?

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Fibroserous sac surrounding heart and its great vessels -> consists of 2 layers (fibrous and serous)

2
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What are the 2 parts of the pericardium serous membrane?

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Parietal - lines fibrous. Visceral - adheres heart

3
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What is the circulatory system like - the 2 pumps?

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4
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What are the branches of the aortic arch?

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Braciocephalic trunk (RHS) -> subclavian and common carotid artery (on RHS from BCT but LHS continues and comes off slowly)

5
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What are the valves of the heart?

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RAV= tricuspid. LAV = mitral valve

6
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What are the structures present on the RHS of the heart?

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7
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What are the structures present on the LHS of the heart?

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8
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What are the names of the coronary arteries?

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9
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What are the names of the coronary veins?

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10
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How does the electrical impulse conduct from the SAN to the rest of the heart?

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11
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What are the veins that drain into the SVC?

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2 brachiocephalic trunk with subclavian veins and internal jugular vein

12
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How does the conducting system work in the RHS of the heart?

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13
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How does the conducting system work in the LHS of the heart?

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14
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What do the chordae tendinae do?

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Help keep the valves closed when they need to be closed

15
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What are the valves in the LV called and what do they have that is different from the RHS valves?

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Semilunar valves and on the right and left valves, there is a small opening for the R/L coronary artery to receive blood -> most O2-rich blood

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