Intramyocardial course of the coronary arteries in the marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus)

Authors

  • Márcia Rita Fernandes Machado Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Departamento de Morfologia e Fisiologia Animal, Jaboticabal, SP
  • Edson Moreira Borges Universidade de Brasília, Faculdade de Agronomia e Medicina Veterinária, Brasília, DF
  • Fabrício Singaretti de Oliveira Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Departamento de Morfologia e Fisiologia Animal, Jaboticabal, SP
  • Mariana Filippini-Tomazini Universidade Bandeirante de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP
  • Alan Peres Ferraz de Melo Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária de São José do Rio Preto, São José do Rio Preto, SP
  • José Maurício Barbanti Duarte Universidade Estadual Paulista, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Departamento de Morfologia e Fisiologia Animal, Jaboticabal, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962002000600002

Keywords:

Marsh deer, Blastocerus dichotomus, Coronary arteries

Abstract

The course of the coronary arteries was studied in marsh deers for comparison with domestic ruminants. The left coronary artery is originated from the aorta in the cardiac auricular surface and divides into paraconal and circumflex branches, which fit the paraconal interventricular sulcus and the subsinuous sulcus, respectively; this artery also gives off a branch to the conus arteriosus just before penetrating the myocardium. The right coronary artery arises from the aorta, in the heart cranial border and ends in this border, close to the subsinuous interventricular sulcus, perhaps without fitting it.

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Published

2002-01-01

How to Cite

Machado, M. R. F., Borges, E. M., Oliveira, F. S. de, Filippini-Tomazini, M., Melo, A. P. F. de, & Duarte, J. M. B. (2002). Intramyocardial course of the coronary arteries in the marsh deer (Blastocerus dichotomus). Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 39(6), 285-287. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962002000600002

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