Right marginal branch of right coronary artery

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Artery: Right marginal branch of right coronary artery
Sternocostal surface of heart. (Right marginal artery not labeled, but is visible at bottom left.)
Cardiac vessels.png
RCA = right coronary
AB = atrial branches
SANB = sinuatrial nodal
RMA = right marginal
LCA = left coronary
CB = circumflex branch
LAD/AIB = anterior interventricular
LMA = left marginal
PIA/PDA = posterior descending
MARG = left marginal
AVN = atrioventricular nodal

SCV = small cardiac
ACV = anterior cardiac
AIV/GCV = great cardiac
MCV = middle cardiac
CS = coronary sinus
Latin ramus marginalis dexter arteriae coronariae dextrae
Gray's subject #142 547
Source right coronary artery   
Vein right marginal vein
/ Elsevier

Synonyms and Keywords: Acute marginal branch


The right marginal branch of right coronary artery (or right marginal artery) is a large marginal branch which follows the acute margin of the heart and supplies branches to both surfaces of the right ventricle.

Additional images

Coronary arteries (labeled in red text) and other major landmarks (in blue text). Right (acute) marginal artery is labeled at left in the image.