Show Summary Details
Page of

Right ventricle 

Right ventricle
Chapter:
Right ventricle
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199568451.003.0006
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

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....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.