right ventricle


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the chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk

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In addition, since the oxygen demand of the left ventricle is more than that of the right ventricle (10), the response of left ventricle to hypoxia can be more significant.
We implant the minipacemaker inside the heart's right ventricle by slipping it onto a catheter guided through the femoral vein," Dr Majdi said.
Ashley was an excellent candidate for the Melody valve because her donor valve was no longer functioning, her right ventricle was enlarged, she was symptomatic," Waller said.
Liver, right ventricle, and proximal pulmonary artery samples from mature slaughter weigh cows (n = 5), pigs (n = 6) and goats (n = 6) were collected immediately after slaughter.
At surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass, the right ventricle was explored through incisions in the right atrium, and in the infundibulum.
The newer technique, sometimes known as the Sano procedure or the right ventricle-pulmonary artery (RVPA) shunt, links the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery.
The right ventricle ejects that blood into the pulmonary artery, which communicates with descending aorta via the ductus arteriosus.
As a result, portions of the left ventricle contract later than the rest of the left ventricle and right ventricle, reducing the heart's pumping ability.
Just after the race, the heart's right atrium had swollen an average of about 20 percent in each runner, while the right ventricle had enlarged about 25 percent.
Chien's team genetically engineered mice that had fluorescent tags in their heart cells that made the right ventricle glow red.
Their topics include classification, genes, the right ventricle, connective tissue disease associated with the condition, a general therapeutic approach and traditional therapies, statins, and lung transplantation and atrial septostomy.
Because the left ventricle hadn't formed properly the right ventricle had to do all the work.
The right branch extended on the posterior surface of the right ventricle while the left branch either continued in the posterior interventricular sulcus or on the posterior surface of the left ventricle (Fig.
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