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Forum Name: Cardiomyopathy
Question: Ejection Fraction
|endc12 - Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:28 am||
Is there a mathematical approach to estimate the ejection fraction using your blood pressure readings, i.e, (diastolic less systolic) divided by diastolic multiplied by some fudge factor. I believe this will be an invaluable tool to get get a quick assessment of your heart ejection fraction. This is just a thought . Of course, you still need to see your doctor.
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Thu Mar 15, 2007 4:54 pm||
I am not aware of any such function. It would be an interesting thing to determine. Although it may be a complex equation, theoretically it seems as if one would be able to find such a calculation.
It is possible that this exists and I don't know about it. I wasn't able to find it when I researched it.
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