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ACLS: Heart Arteries

Territiories of the heart that are perfused by the Coronary Arteries

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The Anterior territory of the heart (L. Ventricle)is perfused by which Coronary Artery? LAD (Left Anterior Descending)
The Lateral territory of the heart (Lateral L. Ventricle)is perfused by which Coronary Artery? Circumflex (LCX)
The Inferior territory of the heart (Right Ventricle)is perfused by which Coronary Artery? RCA (Right Coronary Artery)
The Main Left Coronary Artery branches off into which 2 Coronary Arteries? L. Anterior Descending (LAD) and Circumflex (LCX)
A plug in the Main Left Coronary Artery will produce ischemia or infarct in which 2 territories of the heart? 1. Anterior (decreased blood flow via the LAD) and 2. Lateral (decreased blood flow via the LCX) Called the "Latero-Anterior" part of the heart.
The Posterior territory of the heart (backside of the heart)is perfused by which branch of which Coronary Artery? The Posterior Descending Artery (PDA) branch of the RCA
A single occlusion in the RCA can produce ischemia and infarct in which 2 territories of the heart? The Inferior and the Posterior (Infero-Posterior)areas of the heart
Created by: heart2heart