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a small cavity or chamber, as in the brain or heart.
ventricle of Arantius
1. the rhomboid fossa, especially its lower end.
fourth ventricle a median cavity in the hindbrain, containing cerebrospinal fluid.
ventricle of larynx the space between the true and false vocal cords.
lateral ventricle the cavity in each cerebral hemisphere, derived from the cavity of the embryonic tube, containing cerebrospinal fluid.
left ventricle the lower chamber of the left side of the heart, which pumps oxygenated blood out through the aorta to all the tissues of the body.
Morgagni's ventricle ventricle of larynx.
pineal ventricle an extension of the third ventricle into the stalk of the pineal body.
right ventricle the lower chamber of the right side of the heart, which pumps venous blood through the pulmonary trunk and arteries to the capillaries of the lung.
third ventricle a narrow cleft below the corpus callosum, within the diencephalon between the two thalami.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

right ven·tri·cle (RV),

the lower chamber on the right side of the heart that receives the venous blood from the right atrium and drives it by the contraction of its walls into the pulmonary artery.
Synonym(s): ventriculus dexter [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

right vent·ri·cle

(rīt ven'tri-kĕl) [TA]
The lower chamber on the right side of the heart that receives the venous blood from the right atrium and drives it by the contraction of its walls into the pulmonary artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Significance of Morphological Abnormalities Detected by MRI in Patients Undergoing Successful Ablation of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia.
So, echocardiography [2] provides a readily accessible tool for the evaluation of right ventricular function.
Right ventricular lead positioning was performed using the SPICE trail method.[15] According to the intraoperative fluoroscopic, when the lead was at the border of the right ventricle at the right anterior oblique view (RAO ≥15[degrees]) and the lead went down and pointed toward the spine at the left anterior oblique view (LAO ≥30[degrees]), it was defined as RVA.
Noninvasive approaches including computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging enable observation of fibrofatty infiltration of the myocardium in healthy subjects and in conditions of cardiomyoptahy, states after myocardial infarction, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, and others (5,14-17).
On ECG, there is often poor R-wave progression due to axial rotation of the heart [7], and on echocardiography, there is right ventricular predominance due to the leftward displacement of the heart; as a result, the patient might be falsely labelled as having right ventricular dilatation [8, 9].
(b) Modified short axis with ascending aorta in the middle, giving rise to the giant coronary artery (LCA), which drains into the right ventricular aneurysm.
Galantowicz, "Right ventricular myxoma obstructing the right ventricular outflow tract," Circulation, vol.
Post infarction ventricular septal rupture: the importance of location of infarction and right ventricular function in determining survival.

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