Understanding cardiac physiology 002 – the RV


Let us start with the right ventricle (RV):


This is the right atrium (RA) and right ventricle (RV) :

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This is with the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT)

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When the RV contracts (systole), the blood is forced out of the RVOT.


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