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Heart valve surgery

Alternate Names : Valve replacement, Valve repair, Heart valve prosthesis

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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.





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

Heart, front view
Heart, front view

Heart valves - anterior view
Heart valves - anterior view

Heart valves - superior view
Heart valves - superior view

Heart valve surgery - series
Heart valve surgery - series


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Review Date : 6/7/2008
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Linda Vorvick, MD, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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