Left Anterior Descending Artery

Left Anterior Descending Artery The structure indicated is the left anterior descending artery (also known as the anterior interventricular artery). The left anterior descending artery is one of the coronary arteries which supplies the anterior and lateral parts of the myocardium and the interventricular septum. It is responsible for approximately 45-55% of the left ventricles blood supply. The left coronary artery arises from the left aortic sinus of the ascending aorta. The left coronary artery has two terminal branches: Left anterior descending (LAD)/anterior interventricular Circumflex branch The left anterior descending artery itself has two different types of branches Septal branches …

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