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Fig. 5 | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fig. 5

From: The Zamvar pericardial fold

Fig. 5

Line Diagram corresponding to Fig. 4. The surgeon’s left hand has lifted the beating heart off the posterior pericardium, and the left atrium is under the surgeon’s fingers. The left atrial appendage can be seen in the right corner. The two left sided pulmonary veins can be seen exiting the left atrium. The pericardial fold is shown in this figure, and it runs from the inferior edge of the left inferior pulmonary vein to the superior edge of the left superior pulmonary vein

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