left ventricle


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the chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta

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To conserve the appropriate elliptical shape ventricular cavity fit with a good heart function and to know how much scar tissue should be removed, a specific oval-shape balloon sizer is inserted and filled into the left ventricle in a way to regain the natural heart configuration.
Thrombus in the left ventricle of a child with systemic emboli: an usual presentation of hereditary protein C deficiency.
This is why Emani and his colleagues have been developing strategies to rehabilitate the left ventricle and perform biventricular conversion.
To note the shape, origin, number of heads, length, protrusion of papillary muscles of left ventricle.
Blood from the right ventricle enters the pulmonary trunk which routes blood to the lungs where gas exchange takes place, whereas the left ventricle moves blood into the aorta, the largest artery in the body.
Data suggests this is largely due to limitations on where current, market-approved leads can be placed in the heart's venous anatomy to stimulate the left ventricle.
The bullet travelled through right ventricle septum and left ventricle lying posterior to the heart in the pericardium.
HLHS is a rare but severe congenital heart defect in which the left ventricle, the chamber of the heart that pumps blood out into the body, does not develop properly.
The EEC of left ventricle was modified to simulate LVAMI and subsequent LVA (Figure 1).
To calculate the fractional shortening index, the diameter of internal cavity of left ventricle at the end of systole and diameter of internal cavity of left ventricle at the end of diastole are measured.
For example, a VAD attached to the left ventricle receives blood from the ventricle and then pumps it up to the aorta, to which it also attached.
received FDA premarket approval of its HeartMate II LVAS, a left ventricular assist device system that helps the heart's left ventricle (the main pumping chamber of the heart) deliver blood to the rest of the body.
According to Canadian researchers, LVDD is an impairlnent in the relaxation phase of the heart's left ventricle, tile main pumping chamber.
In Berman's study, people with dyspnea were more likely than the others to have an enlarged left ventricle, the main pumping chamber of the heart.
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