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Coronary arteries are blood vessels that provide
oxygen-rich blood and other nutrients to the heart muscle. The coronary
arteries attach to and wrap around the heart's surface.
coronary artery branches off into smaller arteries. The most prominent ones are
The right coronary artery supplies the back of the heart. The right marginal branch usually extends from the right
coronary artery and supplies blood to the lower right side of the heart.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologySpecialist Medical ReviewerStephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
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