Normal Heart Microscopy



This digitized slide shows a transmural longitudinal section of left ventricular myocardium. The top area is the endocardium and the bottom margin is the epicardium. The myocytes are or normal size. There is a one-to-one ratio of myocytes to capillaries. The endomysial and perimysial connective tissue network is almost invisible, since there is no interstitial fibrosis. The small intramural coronaries are normal.



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