A lateral view of the first septal artery from the LAD (left anterior descending artery) just beneath the aortic valve.  Is this case was performed an aortic valve replacement with a mechanical aortic valve. In the bottom of the picture is the same heart shown in perspective the left ventricle and the septum. 1: First septal artery; 2: LAD (left anterior descending artery); 3: mechanical aortic valve; 4: anterior mitral leaflet of mitral valve; Septum: interventricular septum.

Image #LAD, septal & Ao