Document Detail


Weight of the left and right ventricle of the heart during fetal life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5043378     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The hearts from 31 fetuses aged from 12 to 40 weeks' gestation were dissected after fixation. The right ventricle and the left ventricle plus septum were weighed separately and a ratio was established. The total and separate ventricular weights increase steadily with age and at a similar rate. Throughout fetal life the left ventricle plus septum is larger than the right ventricle, but the right ventricle forms a greater proportion of the total ventricular weight than it does in the child or the adult.For the first time, a table of normal fetal heart weights and ratios obtained using the method of Fulton, Hutchinson, and Jones (1952) is presented.
Authors:
A Hislop; L Reid
Related Documents :
8047498 - Ventricular inversion without transposition of the great arteries: a rare anomaly assoc...
7451568 - Improved surgical treatment of tricuspid insufficiency in combined valvular diseases.
17897568 - Double inlet left ventricle.
3946468 - Chronic tricuspid regurgitation and bifascicular block due to blunt chest trauma.
420458 - Left ventricular thrombi identified by cross-sectional echocardiography.
23746738 - Approach to coronary bifurcation lesions using the everolimus-eluting stent: comparison...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1972 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1972-09-15     Completed Date:  1972-09-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  534-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fetal Heart / anatomy & histology*
Gestational Age
Heart Septum / anatomy & histology
Heart Ventricles / anatomy & histology
Humans
Organ Size
Pregnancy
Comments/Corrections

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Clinical pharmacology of cephalexin administered by intravenous injection.
Next Document:  Myeloma of the oesophagus.