E-point Septal Separation in the Patient with Congestive Heart Failure


    E-point Septal Separation in the Patient with Congestive Heart Failure

    epss for chf - cisewski and alerhand

    Perhaps never explained so clearly, Cisewki and Alerhand’s article on EPSS is a wonderful read.

    Bottom line to remember: EPSS > 7 mm was 87% sensitive and 75% specific at identifying reduced EF (<50%).  This is the cutoff generally used to point to an abnormal EF (but isn’t it all about stroke volume, really?)

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