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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: ; Marjan Khan M.B.B.S.[2]

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The aortic valve and its function of allowing blood to the body was first described by Hippocrates. Erasistratus, mentioned the involvement of the pulmonary valve in the unidirectional flow. Realdo Colombo described the pulmonary circulation for the first time.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Paraskevas, G.; Koutsouflianiotis, K.; Iliou, K. (2017). "The first descriptions of various anatomical structures and embryological remnants of the heart: A systematic overview". International Journal of Cardiology. 227: 674–690. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.077. ISSN 0167-5273.

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