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Ejection Fraction (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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

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

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. ...Read more

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My echocardiogram report says LVEF "reasonable to good" what does this mean Ejection fraction wise? 30% 40% 50% 60%?

My echocardiogram report says LVEF "reasonable to good" what does this mean Ejection fraction wise? 30% 40% 50% 60%?

Echocardiogram: "reasonable to good" is that reader's usage and you'd have to ask that reader to be sure what was meant. In my view 50-55% is reasonable to good. ...Read more

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74yr old, heart ejection fraction 40%. Hep c n liver cirohsis. Enzyme level high! Sgot is 169 n sgpt is 96. Albumin is 2.52. Pl advice?

74yr old, heart ejection fraction 40%. Hep c n liver cirohsis. Enzyme level high! Sgot is 169 n sgpt is 96. Albumin is 2.52. Pl advice?

What is the problem?: The numbers given need to have a context for evaluation; what symptoms do you have? Are these new fluctuations in the numbers, or are they stable? ...Read more

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Hepc, decomposed liver cirohsis, heart ejection fraction 40 %. Can new drug sofosbuvir still help in reducing the hep c infection?

Hepc, decomposed liver cirohsis, heart ejection fraction 40 %. Can new drug sofosbuvir still help in reducing the hep c infection?

It may but no: Guarantees. God bless u! http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/features/hepatitis-c-alternative-treatments. Http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/health-topics/topics/cm/. ...Read more

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74yr old patient. Mvr done 2006, ejection fraction 40%. Diagnosed with hep c and liver cirohsis, genotype 1, sgot 169, sgpt 97. What I best treatment?

74yr old patient. Mvr done 2006, ejection fraction 40%. Diagnosed with hep c and liver cirohsis, genotype 1, sgot 169, sgpt 97. What I best treatment?

Tough situation: Is your background asian? If so, it is likely you have a favorable genetic background that makes interferon work really well to eliminate hepatitis c. But it can be very hard to tolerate in older patients with heart issues. And it depends on how advanced the cirrhosis is. I would probably wait for sofosbuvir, although approval may take a while. Talk to your doc and follow the news in the us fda. ...Read more

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Ejection fraction is what?

% 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. ...Read more

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Is 65% ejection fraction good?

Is 65% ejection fraction good?

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. ...Read more

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Does exercise improve ejection fraction?

Does exercise improve ejection fraction?

ABSOLUTELY YES!: But you have to be a little careful about the exercise intensities...

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3221192/. ...Read more

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How can we increase ejection fraction from 20 %?

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, taking aspirin to protect from further risk of MI, taking Statin to decrease inflammatory and control lipids, undergo cardiac rehabilitation; sometime biventricular cardiac stimulator can help, also EP consultant may consider ablation if many PVCs. ...Read more

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What is a normal ejection fraction in a 37 year old woman?

What is a normal ejection fraction in a 37 year old woman?

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 wt, cardiac out put, heart rate, stroke volume& lvedv. Women have slightly high stroke volume. Not very much gender difference for ef%. Age certainly plays role. Elderly people have lessef%. Ef also depends on modality of test. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ejection fraction?

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 %. ...Read more

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Is an ejection fraction of 62% normal in a 37 year old female?

Is an ejection fraction of 62% normal in a 37 year old female?

Yes: Anything over 55% is considered normal. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/ejection-fraction/an00360 & http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/heart/disorders/heartfailure/ejectionfraction. Aspx. ...Read more

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