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ejection fraction and fractional shortening

my father has low ejection fraction and fractional shortening i.e. fractional shortening of 17% and ejection fraction of 34% it decreases suddenly during 2month in month of june it was normal is that dangeroues and in this condition tell me is fasting (during ramazan) dangerous.
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FS and EF are in the range that idicates a left ventricle functional disorder with the negative structual size of the left ventricle (FS) and EF is a blood volume measurement with each heartbeat.  The measurements' values aren't crtical at the current time, but the decreasing trend should be of concern and whether or not the diet is a problem would better be answered by your father's cardiologist.  Normal EF is 50 to 70% (percent pumped wtih each heartbeat) and FS above 30% is considered normal and 26 to 30% is mild decrease.

If you have any follow-up questions, you are welcome to respond.  Thanks for the question...take care.
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my father age is 67 his ejection fraction is 34 and fractional shortening is 17 he has cough not severe and some time he has vomiting 4 to 5 ttimes he has breath shortening also kindly guide me what is dangerous level of ejection fraction and fractional shortening and what is survival rate of such patient
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