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Heart Mnemonics


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Heart valve sequence "Try Pulling My Aorta":

In the order of blood flow Through heart
Tricuspid
Pulmonary
Mitral
Aorta

Atrioventricular valves

"LAB RAT":
Left Atrium: Bicuspid
Right Atrium: Tricuspid

Aortic arch: major branch order                                                                                                   "Know your ABC'S":

Aortic arch gives rise to:
Brachiocephalic trunk
left Common Carotid
left Subclavian
· Beware though trick question of 'What is first branch of aorta?' Technically, it's the coronary arteries

 

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