anterior surface of heart

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anterior surface of heart

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external aspect of the heart, facing the anterior thoracic wall, composed mostly of the wall of the right ventricle (2/3) and some of the left ventricle (1/3).
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Whatever be the prevalence, the distribution of TCA is constant over the sternocostal surface of heart. The TCA represents a significant way of collateral circulation, as it anastomoses with the anterior interventricular branch of left coronary artery.
In this study group one heart (2%) exhibited the division of TCA into two branches both supplying the upper part of sternocostal surface of heart.