Vista anterior del corazón

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Vista anterior del corazón

Entre las estructuras externas del corazón se encuentran los ventrículos, las aurículas, las arterias y las venas. Las arterias transportan la sangre desde el corazón mientras que las venas llevan la sangre al corazón. El color azul de los vasos indica que éstos transportan sangre con un contenido de oxígeno relativamente bajo y un alto contenido de dióxido de carbono. El color rojo indica que transportan sangre con un contenido de oxígeno relativamente alto y un bajo contenido de dióxido de carbono.

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  • Last Reviewed on 06/22/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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