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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Understanding Ejection Fraction
Is an ejection fraction of 52% normal? Thank you for your time.
An ejection fraction of 52% is within the 'low normal' range, depending on what type of imaging was used to evaluate the EF. By Echocardiography, we grade EF as normal when it is 55 +/- 5%, or greater. So, 52% would be within this range.
Karen Kutoloski, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University