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Hello Again, I got my echo result today. Overall conclusion

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Hello Again,

I got my echo result today. Overall conclusion is overall left venticular systolic function is normal with an EF of 70%. What is the meaning of EF of 70%? is this normal?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 5 years ago.

That is your ejection fraction.

 

This is simply a measure of how well your heart can "squeeze" blood out to the rest of your body.

 

It is good to have an EF of 70%.

 

A normal EF is from 55-70%. So yours is normal.

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