Ejection fraction

What is Ejection fraction?

In cardiovascular physiology, ejection fraction (EF) represents the volumetric fraction of blood pumped out of the left and right ventricle (heart) with each heartbeat or cardiac cycle.

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what is the normal heart capacity for a 53 yr old woman,128 pounds?

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Normal ejection fraction (heart capacity) should be higher than 60%

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Hi my dear,

Normal ejection fraction (heart...

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What does 15 percent of your heart working means

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Critically low.

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Thanks for the query Dear.

15% Ejection fraction means that heart's pumping is critically low...

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I am afraid because everywhere online it states that an ejection fraction of 60% with mitral regurgitation needs surgery because your left...

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You have nothing to worry about!

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Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would...

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