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What is radionuclide venticulography?

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Radionuclide ventriculography shows the pumping function of the left and right ventricles (the heart's large pumping chambers) during heart contractions. This test can also measure ejection fraction. That's how much blood is pumped out of the heart with each beat, and how much blood pumps through the heart with each beat.

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Silver, W., “Success With Heart Failure: Help and Hope for Those with Congestive Heart Failure,” HarperCollins, 3rd edition October 16, 2002. 

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on October 29, 2017

SOURCES: 

Silver, W., “Success With Heart Failure: Help and Hope for Those with Congestive Heart Failure,” HarperCollins, 3rd edition October 16, 2002. 

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on October 29, 2017

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