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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Pulmonary oedema usually does not develop until late in the disease since the right ventricle is easily distensible as compared to the left ventricle due to which the blood shunts through the ASD instead of backing up into the pulmonary veins.
20) The right ventricle to pulmonary artery conduit and pulmonary regurgitation are also visualized in this sagittal view.
However, the right ventricle eventually tires out, leading to nearly 50 percent mortality by adolescence.
Weak connection of the anterior papillary muscle and the septomarginal trabecula was very incidental and in such cases the muscle as a rule was located at the anterior wall of the right ventricle.
The pressure required by the left ventricle to overcome the significant back pressure is much greater than that required by the right ventricle where the back pressure is considerably less.
It contains a valve which mimics the action of the natural valve, namely one-directional blood flow from the right ventricle to the lungs and then to the rest of the body's organs.
For example, the walls of the right ventricle, which serves as the pump for the pulmonary circulation, are approximately one-third as thick as those of the left ventricle.
Multiplanar and 3D reformation demonstrated contrast tracking from the right ventricle (Figures 2, 3, and 4).
While most pacemakers have wires that connect the device to both the right and left side of the heart, the new device only paces the right ventricle.
The following indicators were calculated: end-systolic left ventricular size (ESS LV); end-diastolic dimension of the left ventricle (EDS CRA); the diameter of the right ventricle (DRV); the thickness of the anterior wall of the right ventricle (TAWRV); the size of the left atrium (LA RP); the thickness of the posterior wall of the left ventricle (TZSLZH); interventricular septum thickness (IVST, seen), stroke volume of the left ventricle (SVLV, ml); LV ejection fraction (LVEF%); ejection fraction of the right ventricle (FIRV%).
sup][1],[2],[3] As patients with cc-TGA have a high prevalence of severe myopathy of systemic morphologic right ventricle, heart transplantation is an accepted therapeutic method today.
As the compliance of right ventricle will be relatively more than the left ventricle while the child grows, shunt will grow towards right.
Both the left and right ventricle myocardial velocities were found to be lower in the babies of diabetic mothers compared to the control group.
Regular sport training causes several morphological and functional modifications [1] in all the myocardial chambers, so called athlete's heart, where also the right ventricle (RV) chamber is normally involved.
The stimulator is implanted under the skin of the chest with a "sensor lead" implanted inside the right ventricle of the heart, and a "stimulation lead" implanted around the vagus nerve in the right side of the neck.
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