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what does an ejection fraction (ef) of 40% mean?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
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 depending on the cause. Speak with your cardiologist.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What is the normal ejection fraction? I have 83%. Is this normal?

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Dr. David Revere
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: In general, a normal ejection fraction is regarded as being greater than 55-60%.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Is 65% ejection fraction good?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
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 can go over that with you.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Ejection fraction is what?

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Dr. Philip Woodworth
General Surgery 25 years experience
% 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 gallbladder dyskinesia is the association of symptoms with the administration of cck during the hida scan.
A member asked:

I have ejection fraction of 31%. Is this normal?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
It's low: It's low. The usual ejection fraction is 45-55%.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: ejection fraction?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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 fraction is 55 to 70 %.

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