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Left Ventricle
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Also called false tendons, false chordate and left ventricular moderator bands among other names, left ventricular bands are fibromuscular structures in the left ventricle crossing the cavity or simply joining nearby trabeculations or papillary muscles left ventricle. These bands are not present in all hearts, but are within the normal variation of anatomy. They can contain muscle tissue or simple be connective tissue. Occasionally, they have been observed to contain conduction fibers.

Importance in device delivery:
Left ventricular bands may provide obstacles and potential snag points while navigating devices in the left ventricle.




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