anterior interventricular sulcus


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anterior interventricular sulcus

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a groove on the anterosuperior surface of the heart, marking the location of the septum between the two ventricles.
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It passed in the anterior interventricular sulcus usually for three or fourths of its length when it divided into two terminal branches (Fig.
Type IV is described as the presence of two separate LAD arteries, the short LAD arises from the LAD proper, travels in the anterior interventricular sulcus and gives off major septal perforators and diagonal branches.
Dual left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) is defined as the presence of two LADs within the anterior interventricular sulcus (AIVS): a short LAD that courses and terminates high in the AIVS, and a long LAD that originates from either the LAD proper or from the right coronary artery (RCA), then enters the distal AIVS and courses to the apex.

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