Cardiac nerve

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The cardiac nerves are autonomic nerves which supply the heart.[1] They include:

The nerves go down to the root of the neck with these following association:

Posterior: "prevertebral fascia overlying anterolateral surface of vertebral bodies"

Superior: "common carotid artery"

Inferior: "subclavian artery"

Laterally: "sympathetic trunk"[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Schuenke, Michael; Schulte, Erik; Schumacher, Udo; Ross, Lawrence (2010). Neck and Internal Organs (THIEME Atlas of Anatomy). Thieme. pp. 144–145. ISBN 978-1-60406-288-5. 
  2. ^ "Cardiac Nerves". General Practice Notebook. Retrieved 22 February 2016.