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The Base of the Heart

The Base of the Heart

The Base of the Heart The base is located posteriorly and is formed mainly by the left atrium. It lies opposite T5 to T8 (supine position) and T6 to T9 vertebrae (erect position) and faces superiorly, posteriorly and towards the right shoulder. The base or posterior aspect of the heart is quadrilateral in shape and […]

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