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Doctor insights on: What Is A Good Ejection Fraction

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Resting HR 120-160 found in notes I also have Left ventricular ejection fraction 52% been passing out a lot should I be worried/is this the cause?

Unfortunately yes: You could be having a dangerous heart rhythm, leading to the passing out. The ejection fraction of 52% is still within the normal range; however, you are tachycardic at baseline, and the fast heart rate may overestimate your true ejection fraction as well as lead to heart damage. If you pass out again, I recommend calling 911, otherwise, see cardiologist ASAP. ...Read more

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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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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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Is a ejection fraction of 69% on a stress test good or bad, and what is a ejection fraction?

Is a ejection fraction of 69% on a stress test good or bad, and what is a ejection fraction?

Good: An lv ef of 69% is good. It represents the volumetric fraction of blood pumped out of lv with each heart beat or cardiac cycle! ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a normal ejection fraction %age on a hida scan? What's good, what's bad?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a normal ejection fraction %age on a hida scan? What's good, what's bad?

Greater than 35%: Normal ejection fraction in adults usually is greater than 35%. Significance of ejection fractions has to be compared to clinical signs and symptoms of patient. ...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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Does an person with idcm & bi vent icd & ejection fraction of 38% qualify for disabilit? On all normal meds but struggle to have 5 good days in a row

Does an person with idcm &  bi vent icd & ejection fraction of 38% qualify for disabilit? On all normal meds but struggle to have 5 good days in a row

Likely: There are multiple factors involved in determining disability. Medical issues are very important but current fiscal & political views in society also play a role also federal and local agencies for disability determination vary from state to state. Start with an opinion from your cardiologist and primary care physician. Also go to your local social security office for information. Good luck. ...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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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