Right Ventricular Dimensions and Function: Why do we Need a More Accurate and Quantitative Imaging?


The right ventricle plays an important role in the morbidity and mortality of patients presenting with symptoms and signs of cardiopulmonary disease. This cardiac chamber has a unique crescent shape, which adds complexity to the quantification of its size and function. Until recently, little uniformity in echocardiographic imaging of the right heart existed… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/2211-4122.158420