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Right Atrium
The upper right cardiac chamber that receives blood from the venae cavae and delivers blood to the right ventricle.

RCA (Right Coronary Artery)

Lying down.

The recurrence of a stenosis.

Restoration, to the extent possible, of normal blood flow to the myocardium by surgical or percutaneous means or with removal or reduction of an obstruction as occurs when CABG or PTCA is performed.

RIMA (Right Internal Mammary Artery)
SA Node (Sino-Atrial Node)


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