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Heart, section through the middle

Heart, section through the middle

Overview

The interior of the heart is composed of valves, chambers, and associated vessels.

Review Date 4/3/2019

Updated by: Mary C. Mancini, MD, PhD, Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Christus Highland Medical Center, Shreveport, LA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.