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SKELETAL MUSCLE VENTRICLE

Autologous skeletal muscle that is wrapped near the heart and electrically stimulated in order to provide mechanical heart assistance. The latissimus dorsi muscle is commonly used to form this ventricle that functions to independently augment cardiac performance by pumping in series with the heart.
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