left ventricle


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Noun1.left ventricle - the chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aortaleft ventricle - the chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta
heart ventricle, ventricle - a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries
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A spokesperson for Molinette Hospital in Turin said: "Incredibly, in addition to the thoracic wall, the arrow pierced the left ventricle - the most important of the heart chambers - with an entry and an exit point, and then embedded in the left lung without causing immediate death."
NT-proBNP in patients of aortic valve disease: In chronic condition of left ventricle hypertrophy due to aortic valve dysfunction the plasma NT-proBNP level is increased due to pressure overload in ventricle.11 In individuals of the control group NT-proBNP plasma concentration was 24.7+-8.5 pg/ml.
Double inlet left ventricle (DILV) is a rare congenital heart disease which comprises 1% of all congenital heart malformations, [1] demonstrates single ventricle physiology.
With severe and chronic heart failure, the left ventricle weakens to the point that it can no longer pump enough blood on its own.
From January 2012 to December 2016, seven patients (four males and three females, mean age was 55.1 [+ or -] 14.0 years) underwent operation for pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle in Fu Wai Hospital.
In the advanced stages of heart failure the left ventricle dilates, causing the mitral valve to close insufficiently and incorrectly allow blood to leak back into the left atrium (called mitral regurgitation).
Briefing about the disease, the cardiologist said that failure of the left ventricle causes difficulty in breathing and the heart gets weaker or in common words it is termed as ' big heart'.
It is used for high-risk patients with functional mitral regurgitation, a disease that causes the heart's left ventricle to become enlarged and the valve opening, or annulus, to stretch.
An electrocardiogram (ECG) and echocardiogram were done.His ECG showed intra-ventricular conduction delay pattern and echocardiography showed grossly dilated and enlarged left ventricle with severely reduced left ventricular systolic function and global hypokinesia.
In the left ventricle outflow channel, 15 mm below the aortic valve on the muscular wall, there were three white 1-1.5 mm thick membranous semilunar valve-like structures with the sizes of 9, 7, and 5 mm, with concavities opened into the left ventricle.
The left ventricle - located at the bottom left portion of the heart -is the most muscular chamber because it pumps oxygen-rich blood out of the heart through the entire body.
The variables absolute heart weight, absolute and dry weight of the right ventricle and absolute weight of the left ventricle did not show statistical difference between the groups (P>0.05).

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