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Cardiovascular Concepts in Antiquity

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In the civilizations that developed in major river valleys such as the fertile Euphrates-Tigris and Nile regions, curiosity and training of the human mind led to the formation of cultures. The dawn of Western science and thinking may be traced to these valleys. Some of what these people knew and thought may have roots in even older centers of civilization.

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  • Vena Cava Inferior
  • Pulmonary Vein
  • Vena Cava Superior
  • Right Atrium
  • Gaping Wound

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Noordergraaf, A. (1998). Cardiovascular Concepts in Antiquity. In: Analysis and Assessment of Cardiovascular Function. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-1744-2_1

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