17 The Tricuspid Valve Apparatus

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Farhood Saremi 17 The Tricuspid Valve Apparatus Introduction The tricuspid valve (TV) plays an important role in many pathological states and its abnormality may directly or indirectly influence the morbidity…

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7 Pulmonary and Systemic Veins

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Farhood Saremi 7 Pulmonary and Systemic Veins Introduction Intrathoracic veins can be categorized into the systemic and pulmonary veins (PVs). The systemic veins return deoxygenated blood into the right atrium…

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10 Diaphragm

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Ashley Prosper and Farhood Saremi 10 Diaphragm Introduction The diaphragm is a musculotendinous dome-shaped sheet between the thoracic and abdominal cavities. More than just a geographical boundary between the thoracic…

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11 Breast Anatomy

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Sandy C. Lee 11 Breast Anatomy Introduction Understanding breast anatomy is important to recognizing the disease processes that may occur within the breast. Mammary glands are unique to mammals and…

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3 Mediastinum and Thymus

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Cameron Hassani and Farhood Saremi 3 Mediastinum and Thymus Introduction The mediastinum (Latin, media = middle and stare = to stand; i.e., that which stands in the middle) is a…

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2 Tracheobronchial System

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Farhood Saremi and Hiro Kiyosue 2 Tracheobronchial System Introduction Anatomical knowledge of the trachea, mainstem bronchi, segmental bronchi branch pattern, relationship with neighboring structures and anatomical variants are important for…

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6 Pulmonary Artery and Vein

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Hiro Kiyosue and Miyuki Maruno 6 Pulmonary Artery and Vein Pulmonary Artery The pulmonary trunk (the main pulmonary artery) originates at the base of the right ventricle, and the origin…

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5 The Pleura

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Sumuda N. Dissanayake and Farhood Saremi 5 The Pleura Introduction The pleura, derived from the Greek word for side, is the serous membrane that covers the lung parenchyma, mediastinum, diaphragm,…

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4 Lungs

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Leah Lin and Farhood Saremi 4 Lungs Introduction The respiratory tract is divided into upper and lower parts. The upper respiratory tract includes the organs outside the thorax including the…

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