Q: What does "3-Part Heart" mean?
A: There are two removable parts of this model, and a third part that those two parts connect to. The anterior side of the model is removable, and opens the interior chambers for study. The large vascular anatomy, particularly the ascending aorta and superior vena cava, is removable, displaying he pulmonary vein and inferior vena cava. The final and third part of the model is the posterior side of the heart, which displays the coronary sinus on one side and the interior of the heart on the opposite (anterior) side.
Q: What is the model made of?
A: This model is made of a high-quality PVC plastic.
Q: What is included with the model?
A: In addition to the model, you will also receive a full-color, highly-detailed anatomical study guide. The product guide details 21 different anatomical features and is an invaluable asset for students and teachers alike.
Q: How large is this heart model?
A: The model measures 8 x 11 x 10 inches. It is 3 times life size.
Q: Is this model numbered?
A: Yes, this model is numbered. The manual that comes with the model includes a picture of the model so that you can match the number with the feature of the heart.
Q: Can I view the coronary arteries on this model?
A:Yes, both the right and the left coronary arteries are labeled and can be seen on this model.
Q: Is this model enlarged due to illness or disease?
A: No, this model is simply larger than life-size for display and study. It replicates a healthy human heart.
Q: Does this model come with a stand or base?
A: This model does not have a stand or base. It is best for table or desktop display.
Q: How are the pieces held together?
A: This model easily fits together with no metal hooks or magnets needed.