My husband had an echo last October and his ejection fraction was 40-49%. In November he had 4 stents put in and his echo in January - 3 months after his last one - showed his ejection fraction was 30-39%. I can't figure out why his ejection fraction was LOWER after the stents were put in. The tests showed no narrowing of the arteries and that the blood flow was good. So why was it lower?
My husband had an echo and his ejection fraction was 40-49%. Then he had an exercise perfusion test and at rest his ejection fraction was 36% and after stress it was 41% - or at least that's what the doctor's receptionist read off of the report. Are those horrible numbers?
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