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VIDEO: Your Heart’s Ejection Fraction (EF): What You Need to Know

Three short videos about Ejection Fraction with Dr. Robert Fishel at A-Fib.com

Three short videos about Ejection Fraction with Dr. Robert Fishel

In the following three short videos, cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Robert Fishel, discusses the ejection fraction (EF) a measurement of the pumping efficiency of the heart and why cardiac patients should know their EF percentage. (Videos hosted on the Sharecare.com website.)

Video 1: What is the ejection fraction? (:54 sec.)

Dr. Robert Fishel explains that cardiac ejection fraction (EF) refers to the percentage of blood pumped from the heart’s main chamber during each heartbeat, and relays its importance to A-Fib patients.

Video 2: Who should know their ejection fraction (EF)? (:34 sec.)

Measurement of your Ejection Fraction (EF) is an important test for cardiac patients to know. Dr. Robert Fishel explains why A-Fib patients need to know their EF number.

Video 3: How is an ejection fraction measured? (:56 sec.)

Ejection fraction (EF) can be measured by various techniques including an echocardiogram, ventriculogram and other methods.

Dr. Fishel is Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, JFK Medical Center Atlantis, FL. Dr. Fishel graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1987 and has been in practice for 30 years. He is board certified in Electrophysiology and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. 

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