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Stroke Volume and Cardiac Output

Purpose:

To calculate cardiac output and associated parameters.

Specialty:

Cardiac Electrophysiology, Vascular Medicine, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Objective:

imaging studies

ICD-10:

I05, I06, I07, I08, I34, I35, I36, I37, I39, Q22, Q23, I42, I21, I22

Description:

Each contraction of the heart results in an ejection of blood termed the stroke volume. The amount of blood pumped per contraction compared to the maximum left ventricular volume prior to contraction is the ejection fraction, which is a measure of the effectiveness of the heart as a pump.

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