Ejection Fraction Evaluation - Clinical Value
Ejection Fraction (EF) measures the percentage of blood coming out of the Left Ventricle in each beat indicating the global function of the Left Ventricle (LV). It is a key indicator driving various treatment in Point-Of-Care (POC) settings.
EF is essential in conditions where the assessment of patient cardiac function is needed, such as heart failure, shock, chest pain, as well as cardiac and surgical procedures. EF evaluations at Point-Of-Care (POC) are done visually (Eyeballing). This process is subjective, time-consuming, error-prone, cumbersome, and highly dependent on the user’s experience.