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Are my ejection fractions good or bad?

On my "NC Myocardial Perfusion Rest+Stress SPECT Multi” test, my resting ejection fraction is 69% at rest and 73% post-stress? Is this good or bad?

submitted by Donna from Stone Mountain, Georgia on 11/9/2012

Answer:

Raymond F. Stainback, MDby Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Raymond F. Stainback, MD    

The normal left ventricular ejection fraction is in the range of 55% or greater, and it normally increases with stress. 

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Updated November 2012
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