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date: 20 April 2021

Right ventricle 154

Right ventricular structure and function 156

Echocardiography 158

Cardiac magnetic resonance 162

Radionuclide imaging 164

Cardiac catheterization 166

The right ventricle (RV) has gained more interest in recent decades following recognition of its significance in heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease, and complications of cardiac surgery. However, despite advances in cardiovascular imaging, the RV still causes significant challenges for most of the imaging modalities. Its complex shape and orientation makes it difficult to evaluate using 2D cross-sectional imaging modalities such as 2D echocardiography or radionuclide ventriculography....

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