Quantitative study on the size of coronary artery supplying areas postmortem.

@article{Kalbfleisch1977QuantitativeSO,
  title={Quantitative study on the size of coronary artery supplying areas postmortem.},
  author={Heinrich H. Kalbfleisch and Waldemar Hort},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1977},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={183-8}
}
The relative amount of myocardium perfused by the three large coronary arteries was determined in 171 human hearts postmortem. Roentgenograms of transverse serial sections of the ventricular myocardium enabled planimetrical measurements. With little variation, an average of 41.5 per cent of the entire ventricular myocardium was supplied by the left descending coronary artery. Both left branches supplied an average of 63.8 per cent and the right coronary artery supplied 36.2 per cent of the… CONTINUE READING

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