Tag: Arch of the Aorta

Great vessels of the heart

Great vessels of the heart

Great vessels of the heart A. Ascending Aorta  Takes its origin from the left ventricle within the pericardial sac and ascends behind the sternum to end at the level of the sternal angle.  Lies in the middle mediastinum, has three aortic sinuses located immediately above the cusps of the aortic valve, and gives off the […]

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