1. Failure of the right ventricle can lead to a. visible distension of the jugular veins during…

1. Failure of the right ventricle can lead to a. visible distension of the jugular veins during orthostasis. b. facial oedema. c. pitting oedema of the lower leg. d. a right ventricular ejection fraction of 66%. e. hepatomegaly. 2. In a chronically failing ventricle the cardiac myocyte exhibits a. an increased systolic Ca2 transient. b. increased expression of the Na–Ca2 exchanger. c. increased expression of K channels. d. increased proneness to delayed after-depolarization (DAD). e. prolonged action potentials.