RV Stroke Work Index Formula

The Right ventricular stroke work index calculates RV workload and contractility. Patients with higher RV workload capacity, is indicated by higher RVSWI value. This page contains the RV Stroke Work Index formula to calculate the RVSWI. From below Right Ventricular Stroke Work Index formula it is evident that calculation of RVSWI depends upon Pulmonary artery systolic pressure (P), central venous pressure (c), stroke volume (s), Height of Patient (h) and Weight of patient (w).

Right Ventricular Stroke Work Index Formula

Formula:

R = ((P - C) × S × 0.0136) / h


Where,

R = Right ventricular stroke work index(RVSWI )
P = Mean Pulmonary artery systolic pressure
C = Central venous pressure
S = Cardiac Index
H = Heart Rate

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Learn the calculation of RVSWI (Right ventricular stroke work index) using the RV Stroke Work Index formula given above. Right Ventricular Stroke Work Index formula is the most commonly used formula to know the index that is used in the medical terms to assess the work capacity of heart in patients.


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