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Right Ventricle
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The apex is located at the bottom of the right ventricular chamber inferior to the flow from the tricuspid valve. It is close to but separated from the left ventricular apex by the interventricular septal wall.

Importance in device delivery:
The right ventricular apex is the traditional location for ventricular packing leads. The trabeculations allow for either passive or active fixation leads to be easily implanted.




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