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Is 80% EF good or dangerous?
Good afternoon doctors!! What is a stress gated EF (ejection fraction) of 80%? Is that good or dangerous? I also have mild diastolic dysfunction and borderline concentric LVH (left ventricular hypertrophy). Regards.
submitted by Jeffrey from New York on 5/7/2014
by Texas Heart Institute cardiologist, Patrick Cook, MD
This means that 80% of the blood in the heart (when it is completely full) is pumped out to the body. The % number is a bit high, but is probably normal.
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Updated May 2014