Fun infographic about the heart valves, part of the incredible cardiovascular machine by Texas Heart Institute.

Fun infographic about the heart valves, part of the incredible cardiovascular machine by Texas Heart Institute.

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved.

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved.

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved. -this will come in handy

The Four Heart Valves. Mitral and Tricuspid valves and the aortic and Pulmonic Valves

Anatomy of the Heart: Blood flow through the Heart and the Heart Valves involved.

The Four Heart Valves. Mitral and Tricuspid valves and the aortic and Pulmonic Valves

New Aortic Stenosis Infographic Raises Social Awareness to Dangers of Heart Valve Disease

New Aortic Stenosis Infographic Raises Social Awareness to Dangers of Heart Valve Disease

Now, why didn't I see this when I was in nursing school?

Remember Cardiac Landmarks Magnet

Blood Flow through the Cardiac Valves, from Nurse Lalaine. Lots of cool memory tricks on this nursing blog.

Blood Flow through the Cardiac Valves, from Nurse Lalaine. Lots of cool memory tricks on this nursing blog.

Endocarditis is inflammation of the inside lining of the heart chambers and heart valves (endocardium).  (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

Endocarditis is inflammation of the inside lining of the heart chambers and heart valves (endocardium). (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

systolic murmurs | Systolic vs diastolic heart murmurs | Sketchy Medicine Cardiac murmurs indicate turbulent flow thru a heart valve, which occurs when either a valve fails to properly close (also known as backflow or regurgitation), or outflow from the valve is obstructed (also known as stenosis) open.

systolic murmurs | Systolic vs diastolic heart murmurs | Sketchy Medicine Cardiac murmurs indicate turbulent flow thru a heart valve, which occurs when either a valve fails to properly close (also known as backflow or regurgitation), or outflow from the valve is obstructed (also known as stenosis) open.

TAVR: Replacing a failing heart valve without open-heart surgery.

TAVR: Replacing a failing heart valve without open-heart surgery.

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