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The Aorta and The Elephant Trunk

Dr Paneer Selvam Krishna Moorthy, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, IJN

11-Mar-19 16:00

The Aorta and The Elephant Trunk

The aorta is our largest artery, allowing our heart to distribute oxygenated blood to all parts of the body. But what happens if your aorta is enlarged? Does it mean your body receives more oxygenated blood? Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Paneer Selvam Krishna Moorthy from Institut Jantung Negara explains.

Produced by: Tina Carmillia

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


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