Table 2

The predicted lower, mean and upper limits for normal left ventricular parameters in males and females of different ages.

LVM

(g)

LVM/BSA

(g/m2)

EDV

(ml)

EDV/BSA

(ml/m2)

ESV

(ml)

ESV/BSA

(ml/m2)

SV

(ml)

SV/BSA

(ml/m2)

EF

(%)

Age (y)

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper

Lower

Mean

Upper


MALES

11–20

108

152

197

64

87

110

84

138

192

53

78

104

12

45

79

9

26

42

58

94

129

35

52

70

52

67

82

21–30

150

193

235

73

95

118

115

167

219

58

82

107

32

64

96

16

32

48

68

102

137

33

51

68

51

66

81

31–40

154

196

238

74

96

119

113

165

217

57

81

105

35

67

99

17

33

49

64

98

132

31

48

65

51

65

80

41–50

149

191

233

73

95

117

105

156

208

53

77

102

33

65

97

16

32

48

57

91

125

29

46

63

50

65

79

51–60

141

183

225

70

92

114

94

145

197

48

73

97

29

61

93

14

30

46

51

85

119

26

43

60

50

64

79

61–70

130

173

216

66

89

111

80

133

185

43

67

92

23

55

88

12

28

44

43

78

112

22

39

57

49

64

78

71–80

118

163

207

61

85

108

65

120

174

36

62

88

15

49

83

8

26

43

35

71

106

16

36

55

49

63

78

FEMALES

11–20

80

125

171

56

79

101

77

120

162

55

76

96

13

37

60

10

22

34

53

84

116

36

53

71

55

71

86

21–30

98

142

186

60

82

104

76

119

161

52

72

93

17

40

63

12

24

35

49

81

112

32

49

66

55

70

86

31–40

98

142

186

59

81

103

75

118

160

49

70

90

19

42

64

12

24

36

46

77

108

29

46

63

54

70

85

41–50

96

140

183

58

80

102

74

116

158

47

68

88

20

43

65

13

25

36

43

74

105

26

43

60

54

69

85

51–60

93

136

180

57

79

101

73

115

158

46

66

87

21

44

67

13

25

37

40

71

103

24

41

58

53

69

84

61–70

88

133

177

55

77

100

72

114

157

45

66

86

22

45

68

14

26

38

37

69

100

23

40

57

53

69

84

71–80

83

129

174

53

76

99

69

113

158

44

65

87

22

46

70

14

26

39

34

66

99

21

39

57

53

68

83


BSA = body surface area, EDV = end diastolic volume, EF = ejection fraction,

ESV = end systolic volume, LVM = left ventricular mass, SV = stroke volume.

Cain et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2009 9:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-9-2

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