LVEDV Z-Scores (JASE Feb. 2011)

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  • Valid for children aged 0 to 3 years
  • Height and weight are required; BSA is calculated per Haycock
  • Area is measured from subcostal short axis at the "midventricular level"
  • Length is measured from the subcostal view in a plane that "bisects the aortic annulus and the true LV apex"


Normal Values for Left Ventricular Volume in Infants and Young Children by the Echocardiographic Subxiphoid Five-Sixth Area by Length (Bullet) Method. Lytrivi ID, Bhatla P, Ko HH, Yau J, Geiger MK, Walsh R, Parness IA, Srivastava S, Nielsen JC.J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb;24(2):214-8.