ventricle


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Synonyms for ventricle

a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries

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The goal is to promote blood flow through the patient's left ventricle and thereby stimulate growth of the ventricle.
The BiV pacemaker uses one lead in the RA and one for each ventricle.
When the gene was turned off in stem cells from the third ventricle, those cells started proliferating wildly - the first step on the road to tumor formation.
Test results showed that immediately after racing the athletes' hearts had changed shape, growing in volume, while right ventricle function decreased.
1) confirmed the presence of a third ventricle cyst with ventricular enlargement (Figure 2.
Fractional shortening = internal cavity of left ventricle at end systole - internal cavity of left ventricle at the end of diastole / internal cavity of left ventricle at the end of diastole x 100
No artificial blood pump currently exists that can provide the necessary low-pressure support in the four-way flow system that is constructed surgically in patients with single ventricle heart disease to reach a final circulation known as Fontan circulation.
The device is collapsed and delivered into the left ventricle through a catheter inserted in an artery in the groin.
The right ventricle ejects that blood into the pulmonary artery, which communicates with descending aorta via the ductus arteriosus.
Transthalamic: thalami, third ventricle, atrium lateral ventricle with choroid plexus
Antenatal ultrasound (US) performed at 28 weeks' gestation showed mild lateral cerebral ventricle dilatation, but no other fetal anomalies.
Amphibians have three-chambered hearts with two atria (the top chambers) and one bottom chamber, the ventricle.
When the impulse slows or blocks in the right ventricle, it is called right bundle branch block, and in the left ventricle, left bundle branch block.
The packs, which have been launched by Little Hearts Matter, aim to help parents whose babies are born with single ventricle heart disease.