The heart and the circulatory system structure of our heart

If you have challenges with atrial fibrillation or another heart rhythm disorder, it can be good to know the basic structure of our heart.

The heart is a muscle that pumps blood through your lungs, your brain and the rest of your body. The blood circulates around the body to transport nutrients and energy to the cells and to remove waste products. The heart consists of four chambers – two atria and two chambers of the heart.

In the posts below you can read more about the heart and the circulatory systemstructure of our heart

Pacemaker ved hjertesvigt

How Pacemakers Treat Heart Failure

When a heart’s ability to pump is impaired, it can be necessary to implant a special type of pacemaker that can stimulate both the right and left ventricles simultaneously.

Read more
Hjertestarter (ICD)

What Is An ICD?

A cardiac arrest is a life-threatening arrhythmia in which the heart's pumping function stops - and thus no blood comes out to the body's organs

Read more
Lidt om hjertets opbygning

A little about the heart

The heart consists of four chambers - two atria (one atrium) and two ventricles (one ventricle). The heart simultaneously pump “old” deoxygenated blood

Read more