Left marginal artery


Left marginal artery
Artery: Left marginal artery
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Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart. (Left marginal artery not visible, but would be near center left.)
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ARTERIES:
RCA = right coronary
AB = atrial branches
SANB = sinuatrial nodal
RMA = right marginal
LCA = left coronary
CB = circumflex branch
LAD/AIB = anterior interventricular
LMA = left marginal
PIA/PDA = posterior descending
AVN = atrioventricular nodal

VEINS:
SCV = small cardiac
ACV = anterior cardiac
AIV/GCV = great cardiac
MCV = middle cardiac
CS = coronary sinus
Latin ramus marginalis sinister arteriae coronariae sinistrae
Supplies left ventricle
Source circumflex artery   
Vein left marginal vein

The left marginal artery (or obtuse marginal artery) is a branch of the circumflex artery, originating at the posterior interventricular sulcus, traveling along the left margin of heart towards the apex of the heart.

See also

Additional images

Coronary arteries (labeled in red text) and other major landmarks (in blue text). Left marginal artery is labeled at right.

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