The right ventricle

Keywords: right ventricle, ventricular interdependence, coronary perfusion

Abstract

The healthy right ventricle (RV) has a thin-walled structure compared to the thick-walled left ventricle (LV). It has a complex shape that appears crescentic when viewed in cross section and triangular when viewed from the side.

Author Biography

P Motshabi Chakane, University of the Witwatersrand

Department of Anaesthesia, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Published
2020-11-13
Section
FCA 1 Anaesthetic Refresher Course 2020