SVC and IVC

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SVC and IVC

Returns deoxinated blood from the upper and lower regions of the body.

Coronary Sinus

Drains blood from the heart

Right Atrial Appendage

Extends from the RA drapes over the aortic root and is triangular shaped wtih a large oriface.

Pectinate Muscles

The lateral right and atrial walls and right atrial appendage are usually composed of these muscles - while the rest of the RA walls have a smooth surface

Eustachian Valve

The IVC has a rudimentary valve formed by tissue fold called this. (the svc doesn't have this valve)

Torus Aorticus

The right coronary and non coronary cusp of the aortic valve lie up against the medial right atrial wall - this forms a small bulge (the torus aorticus)

Ostium of the coronary sinus

Located between the IVC and the TV

Coronary sinus

guarded by a flap of tissue which forms a rudimentary valve called the thebesian valve

AV Node

located anterior and medial to the coronary sinus

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