heart ventricle


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Synonyms for heart ventricle

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

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The study concluded that water-pipe smoke induces structural changes in the heart ventricle tissues, causing a negative impact on the capacity of the cardiac muscle for pumping blood and may lead to heart attack due to accumulation of free radicals and tissue inflammation.
Abstract The present study describes purification and characterization of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) from the heart ventricles of river buffalo (Bubalus bubalis).
Bo, who has a double left heart ventricle, faces further surgery.
Akari was born with only one heart ventricle and her lungs have difficulty taking in oxygen.
He died from a ruptured heart ventricle almost immediately following the accident.
Already, several research teams have built working prototypes of left-ventricular-assist devices (VAD), which replace the blood-pumping function of one heart ventricle, and total artificial hearts (TAH), which replace both ventricles.
Her little boy Ben was born with a single heart ventricle condition which was detected at her 20-week scan and will need further surgery in future.
Key words: heart ventricle, recovery sequence, aortic stenosis, rabbit
Ischemic or degenerative conditions lead to the enlargement of the heart ventricle, causing the mitral valve annulus to distort and enlarge, which in turn renders the valve incompetent, allowing blood to reverse and leak back through the valve, clinically referred to as Mitral Valve Regurgitation.
After a month growing the human ARVC immature heart cells in the rat heart ventricles, the cells began to demonstrate properties of heart tissue from patients with the disease, Kwon said.
Similar to a heart transplant, the Syncardia TAH replaces both failing heart ventricles and the four heart valves, reportedly eliminating the symptoms and source of end-stage bi-ventricular failure.
Similar to a heart transplant, SynCardia's Total Artificial Heart replaces both failing heart ventricles and the four heart valves, eliminating the symptoms and source of end-stage biventricular failure.
With the proper ratio and timing, left and right heart ventricles can be illuminated uniformly.