Chapter 2. The Heart

  1. Harold Ellis CBE, MA, DM, FRCS, FACS(Hon)1,
  2. Stanley Feldman BSc, MB, FRCA2 and
  3. William Harrop-Griffiths MA, MB, BS, FRCA3

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755860.ch2

Anatomy for Anaesthetists, Eighth Edition

Anatomy for Anaesthetists, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Ellis, H., Feldman, S. and Harrop-Griffiths, W. (eds) (2004) The Heart, in Anatomy for Anaesthetists, Eighth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755860.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Guy's King's and St Thomas's School of Biomedical Sciences, London Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University of London

  2. 2

    Emeritus Professor of Anaesthetics, Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School

  3. 3

    Consultant Anaesthetist, St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106634

Online ISBN: 9780470755860



  • transverse sinus;
  • fossa ovalis;
  • ventricles;
  • atrium;
  • derivatives


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Pericardium

  • The Heart

  • Developmental Anatomy