Diagram of Ascending Aorta
The anatomy of the heart is quite amazing. To help you better understand how your heart functions, a diagram of ascending aorta has been provided for you below.
I distinctly remember what it felt like when I learned that I would need heart valve surgery. Amid all of the fear, uncertainty and doubt, I wanted to learn as much as possible about my heart and valve disease. I instantly began reading books and reviewing hundreds of websites to better understand (i) what was wrong with my heart and (ii) how aortic valve replacement surgery was going to fix it.
To help you better understand your heart, please find below a diagram of ascending aorta:
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