Pages tagged: heart valves

Heart Anatomy

Your heart is located between your lungs in the middle of your chest, behind and slightly to the left of your breastbone. A double-layered membrane called the pericardium surrounds your heart like a sac. The heart weighs between 7 and 15 ounces (200 to 425 grams) and is a little larger than the size of your fist.

Diseases of the Tricuspid Valve

Diseases of the heart valves are grouped according to which valve or valves are involved and the amount of blood...

Valve Disease

Every time your heart beats, blood flows into, through, and out of your heart. In fact, your heart moves about...