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How do the coronary arteries get their name?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Description location

Left main gives off left anterior descending & left circumflex & the right coronary artery.

In brief: Description location

Left main gives off left anterior descending & left circumflex & the right coronary artery.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: By Cusps

The right coronary artery generally originated from the right coronary cusp.
The left main generally originates fromthe left coronary cusp. It normally supplies over 2/3 of the heart's blood supply; it a main conduit. It quickly divides in to the left anterior descending which travels on the anterior aspect of the the ventricle. The left circumflex also comes off the left main leftward and back.

In brief: By Cusps

The right coronary artery generally originated from the right coronary cusp.
The left main generally originates fromthe left coronary cusp. It normally supplies over 2/3 of the heart's blood supply; it a main conduit. It quickly divides in to the left anterior descending which travels on the anterior aspect of the the ventricle. The left circumflex also comes off the left main leftward and back.
Dr. Michael Fenster
Dr. Michael Fenster
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