What Are We Looking At?

Four views of a patient's heart

heart vascular health line art

Here are four views of a patient’s heart.

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They were taken with CT imaging and conventional x-ray. The patient has severe heart failure and is awaiting transplant. If you look closely, however, you’ll see something strange. There are curious, un-heartlike structures in there. What could they be? Drop your guesses in the comments box. We’ll give you the full scoop tomorrow, Friday, August 19.

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