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Left Ventricle
Aortic Valve Apex Free Wall Left Ventricular Bands Mitral Valve Papillary Muscles Interventricular Septum

Located in a posterior and lateral location relative to the right ventricle. With right ventricle, it forms apex of heart.

Pumps oxygenated blood from lungs to body.

Importance in cardiovascular diseases:
Decreased function in myocardial infarction, myocarditis, valve disease and other cardiomyopathies.

Importance in device delivery:
Site for epicardial lead placement; cardiac vein lead placement in left heart; venograms used to define access routes for lead placement.

Tiene una ubicación posterior y lateral con respecto al ventrículo derecho. Con el ventrículo derecho, forma el ápex del corazón.

Bombea sangre oxigenada de los pulmones al cuerpo.

Importancia en las enfermedades cardiovasculares:
Disfunción en infarto de miocardio, miocarditis, valvulopatías y otras miocardiopatías.

Importancia en implante de dispositivos:
Sitio de implantación de electrodos epicárdicos; implantación de electrodos en sistema venoso coronario; venogramas utilizados para definir rutas de acceso para implantación de electrodos.


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