Unformatted text preview: interventions can be used to treat coronary artery disease and/or blockages? What are the three layers of the heart wall? Which chamber of the heart should have the thickest myocardium ? Be able to describe or sketch a flowchart illustrating the flow of blood in a fetus (e.g. – start in the fetal heart to the placenta back to the fetal heart). [Editor’s note: be sure you include these new names: umbilical arteries , umbilical vein , ductus venosus ] Know the names and locations of the two “shunts” in the fetus that allow blood to bypass the lungs and move from the right side of the heart to the left side. After birth, what are the two “vestigial remains” of these shunts called?...
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