Embryogenesis of Persistent Right Aortic Arch
  and Related Vascular Anomalies

    Using a model of the aortic arches along with surgery and post-mortem photographs, this presentation illustrates:


  • Normal embryogenesis of the aortic arches in   cardiovascular development
  • The types, relative frequency, and embryogenesis of common abnormalities
  • Identification and surgical correction of various abnormalities
      Throughout this presentation certain words in the captions appear in bold type and underlined.  Click on those words to see a visual highlight appear on the picture. 

Copyright 2002-2005 The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. James W. Buchanan
Students: Mike Pierdon (2002), Laurel Frydenborg (2003), Jay Hreiz (2005)