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Atrial fibrillation/flutter

Alternate Names : Auricular fibrillation, A-fib


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Heart, section through the middle
Heart, section through the middle

The interior of the heart is composed of valves, chambers, and associated vessels.

Heart, front view
Heart, front view

The external structures of the heart include the ventricles, atria, arteries and veins. Arteries carry blood away from the heart while veins carry blood into the heart. The vessels colored blue indicate the transport of blood with relatively low content of oxygen and high content of carbon dioxide. The vessels colored red indicate the transport of blood with relatively high content of oxygen and low content of carbon dioxide.

Posterior heart arteries
Posterior heart arteries

The coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. The right coronary artery supplies both the left and the right heart; the left coronary artery supplies the left heart.

Anterior heart arteries
Anterior heart arteries

The coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. The right coronary artery supplies both the left and the right heart; the left coronary artery supplies the left heart.





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