right ventricle


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Noun1.right ventricle - the chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunkright ventricle - the chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk
heart ventricle, ventricle - a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries
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three at the entrance of the hollow veins where they are disposed in such a manner as by no means to prevent the blood which it contains from flowing into the right ventricle of the heart, and yet exactly to prevent its flowing out; three at the entrance to the arterial vein, which, arranged in a manner exactly the opposite of the former, readily permit the blood contained in this cavity to pass into the lungs, but hinder that contained in the lungs from returning to this cavity; and, in like manner, two others at the mouth of the venous artery, which allow the blood from the lungs to flow into the left cavity of the heart, but preclude its return; and three at the mouth of the great artery, which suffer the blood to flow from the heart, but prevent its reflux.
We likewise perceive from this, that the true use of respiration is to bring sufficient fresh air into the lungs, to cause the blood which flows into them from the right ventricle of the heart, where it has been rarefied and, as it were, changed into vapors, to become thick, and to convert it anew into blood, before it flows into the left cavity, without which process it would be unfit for the nourishment of the fire that is there.
Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE) which showed an enlarged right ventricle of 29 mm with volume overload, a dilated left atrium of 48mm, a dilated right atrium and a normal-sized left ventricle with an ejection fraction of 55%.
20) Complications include chronic pulmonary regurgitation and right ventricle dilatation.
The Bluetooth biventricular pacemaker, also called a cardiac resynchronization therapy device, connects to the right atrium, along with the left and right ventricles.
Fatty infiltration of right ventricle free wall and absent of pulmonary valve were detected during the operation and only inferior-posterior wall contained a little myocardial fiber [Figure 1]c,[Figure 1]d,[Figure 1]e.
Current treatment--called "single-ventricle palliation"--uses the right ventricle to support the entire circulation through a series of surgeries.
An elastomeric balloon may be inflated to aid passage of the lead through the venous vasculature and into the right ventricle, and aids in orienting the lead.
The purpose of present commentary is to report an unusual trifurcated muscular septal band in right ventricle of a 50 yr.
To our surprise, placement of mullein sheath into right ventricle gave bioptome extra stability to get the Endomyocardial biopsy.
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.

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