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Encyclopedia > Right heart

Right heart is a term used to refer collectively to the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart. This page is about the muscular organ, the Heart. ... In the heart, a ventricle is a chamber which collects blood from an atrium (another heart chamber) and pumps it out of the heart. ... The heart and lungs (from an older edition of Grays Anatomy) The heart (Latin cor) is a hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood through the blood vessels by repeated, rhythmic contractions. ...

The right atrium receives deoxygenated systemic blood from the superior and inferior vena cavae. The blood is then pumped through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle, which in turn pumps the blood through the pulmonary valve into the pulmonary artery. General Name, Symbol, Number oxygen, O, 8 Chemical series nonmetals Group, Period, Block 16, 2, p Appearance colorless Atomic mass 15. ... Systemic circulation is a circuit of circulation in the cardiovascular system. ... Red blood cells (erythrocytes) are present in the blood and help carry oxygen to the rest of the cells in the body Blood is a circulating tissue composed of fluid plasma and cells (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets). ... The superior Venca Cava has one testicle attatched to the upper part of its interlectual structure. ... This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. ... The superior and inferior venae cavae are the veins that return the blood from the body into the heart. ... In anatomy, the heart valves are valves in the heart that prevent blood from flowing the wrong way. ... In anatomy, the heart valves are valves in the heart that limits blood flow to a single direction by opening and closing depending on the difference in pressure on each side. ... The pulmonary arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs. ...

See also: Left heart Left heart is a term used to refer collectively to the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart. ...

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MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Right heart ventriculography (615 words)
Right heart vetriculography is a study of the right chambers (atrium and ventricle) of the heart.
This is obtained by injection of contrast media through the catheter into the right side of the heart with a rapid succession of x-rays taken to capture images of blood flow.
Abnormal pressures or volumes, abnormalities of the right-sided heart valves, and abnormal connections between the right and left side of the heart may be detected.
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