Heart and lung diagrams, illustrations of the cardiovascular system anatomy, and other helpful illustrations and in-depth articles are available in the Franciscan Health Encyclopedia.
What are the main structures of the heart? View a heart diagram and information here.
What does the interior of the heart look like?
What are the heart valves and what do they do?
How do the valves affect the heartbeat?
What is the carotid artery?
What are the major blood vessels of the circulatory system?
What do the lungs and trachea look like?
What are the main structures of the lungs?
What is a collapsed lung (pneumothorax)?
How does lung tissue change as we age?
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