# BSA Mosteller Formula Calculator

The body surface area (BSA) is the measured surface of a human body. As it is less affected by abnormal adipose mass, BSA is found to be a better indicator of metabolic mass. It can be calculated using various formulas. This calculator calculates body surface area (BSA) based on the Mosteller formula with the given height and weight.

## Body Surface Area Calculation using Mosteller Formula

The body surface area (BSA) is the measured surface of a human body. As it is less affected by abnormal adipose mass, BSA is found to be a better indicator of metabolic mass. It can be calculated using various formulas. This calculator calculates body surface area (BSA) based on the Mosteller formula with the given height and weight.

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#### Formula:

BSA (m^{2}) = √([Height (cm) x Weight (kg)]/ 3600)

#### Example

**A person weighing 50 kgs and 160 cm tall will have body surface area as **

= √((160 x 50) / 3600)

= 1.4907 m^{2}

**Note :**This statistics calculator is presented for your own personal use and is to be used as a guide only. Medical and other decisions should NOT be based on the results of this calculator. Although this calculator has been tested, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of its calculations or results.