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The left ventricle has the following relations:

  • anterior and medially:
    • interventricular septum
    • right ventricle
  • posteriorly, medially and slightly superior: left atrium
  • superiorly and medially:
    • left auricle
    • pulmonary trunk
    • ascending aorta
  • laterally:
    • pericardium
    • left mediastinal pleura
    • cardiac impression on mediastinal surface of left lung
  • inferiorly: fibrous pericardium fused with tendinous portion of diaphragm

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