Pharyngeal Arch Arteries

The aorta arises from the left ventricle as its outflow tract. Aorta forms an arch before  descending downwards as the thoracic/descending aorta. This arch of aorta gives rise to three arteries; from right to left these arteries are the brachiocephalic trunk, left...
EKG – difference between MAT and PAT

EKG – difference between MAT and PAT

MAT stands for multifocal atrial tachycardia. PAT stands for Paroxysmal atrial tachycardia. A student going through drbeen’s EKG interpretation lectuers asked us the difference between MAT (multifocal atrial tachycardia) and PAT (paroxysmal atrial tachycardia)....

Pulmonary Circuit

Properties of Pulmonary Circuit The heart pumps a volume of blood into the lungs which after getting oxygenated is transported back to heart. This oxygenated blood is then pumped out of the heart and into the aorta and subsequently into the systemic circulation. As a...