The heart is one of the vital organs of the human heart. Located on the left of the chest, the heart is about 15 cm and a weight of around 325 grams.
It consists of four main parts: the left atrium, left ventricle, right atrium and right ventricle. The heart works as a kind of natural pomp. Propelling the blood
throughout the body
, the heart beats are thus responsible for the bloodstream. The heart may be subject to various diseases
. If it is too damaged, a heart transplant may be considered.
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Latest update on August 19, 2014 at 12:20 PM by christelle.b.