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Equation of McKaigney et al for Estimating Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF) from the Mitral Valve E-Point Septal Separation (EPSS) on Doppler Echocardiography

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McKaigney et al developed a method to rapidly estimate the left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) from a Doppler echocardiograph. This can be helpful in an emergency situation when other methods are not available. The authors are from Queen's University (Ontario), Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado, and the Naval Medical Center (San Diego).

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