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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
24 years experience in General Surgery
% bile ejected by GB: Normal gallbladders have an ejection fraction of over 50%. Intermediate range is 35-50%. Less than 35% is considered abnormal. Key finding in gallblad ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Over 60% is normal. But ejection fraction is just one part of the heart measurements on an echo. There are many other things to consider. Your doctor ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
ABSOLUTELY YES!: But you have to be a little careful about the exercise intensities... http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc3221192/.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
It's low: It's low. The usual ejection fraction is 45-55%.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Dysfunction: A normal ef is 50-55% or greater. An ef of 40% indicates that there is a mild degree of cardiac dysfunction. Medical therapy is very effective dependi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Cardiac optimization: by taking beta blockers to have an optimum heart rate of close to 60 BPM, taking Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor to protect from remodeling, t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ejection fraction: In 37 yf the ejection fraction should be normal between 55-70%. Provided you do not have any heart problem. To be precise exact, doctor has to know w ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Measure of hearts ef: It is a measurement of hearts efficiency.That is the proportion of blood that is pumped from the left ventricle with each heart beat normal ejection ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Huang
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: An ejection fraction of 55% or greater by 2d echo is normal.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Revere
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: In general, a normal ejection fraction is regarded as being greater than 55-60%.
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