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October 21, 2010

Cardiac Embryology has been restructured and relaunched.

Cardiac Embryology


Welcome to the Cardiac Embryology website. This site is a resource for educators and students looking for tools that facilitate the teaching and learning of cardiac embryology.

screen capture of the cardiac embryology application

Click on the image above to open Heart Embryology.

The project provides a 3D interactive model at each of three stages of tube formation, three stages of looping, two stages of artial septation and two stages of ventricular septation, with continuous transitions provided between each of the 10 stages. At each stage the user is able to rotate the model to view it from any angle and change the transparency of the heart to see the chambers and internal structures.

If you would like to use this application in a classroom setting, a larger version of the Heart Embryology application can be found here. This version may be more suitable for projection media.