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 Formula: Dubois and Dubois Haycock Gehan & George Boyd Mosteller Height: in    cm Weight: lbs  kgs BSA: m2
 Body Surface Area Name BSA(m2) Formula Dubois and Dubois : = 0.20247 x height (m) 0.725 x weight (kg) 0.425 Haycock : = 0.024265 x height (cm) 0.3964 x weight (kg) 0.5378 Gehan & George : = 0.0235 x height (cm) 0.42246 x weight (kg) 0.51456 Boyd : = 0.0003207 x height (cm) 0.3 x weight (g) 0.7285 - (0.0188 x log(weight(g))) Mosteller: =square root (( height (cm) x weight (kg))/ 3600)

 Parameter Calculated Mean (mm) Calculated Range (mm) Mean Â± SD (mm/m2) Range (mm/m2) Superior Vena Cava Diameter 8 ± 1 4 - 11 Right Atrium Anterior-Posterior Diameter 22 ± 3 16 - 28 Medial-Lateral Diameter 21 ± 3 16 - 32 Coronary Sinus Diameter 4 ± 1 2 - 6 Tricuspid Annulus Diameter 16 ± 3 11 - 24 Right Ventricular Diameter RVOT Diameter 15 ± 2 10 - 20 Pulmonary Artery Diameter Right Pulmonary Artery Diameter 10 ± 1 7 - 12 Left Pulmonary Artery Diameter Left Upper Pulmonary Vein Diameter 6 ± 1 5 - 10 Left Atrial Appendage Length 16 ± 3 10 - 23 Diameter 9 ± 3 5 - 17 Mitral Annulus Diameter 17 ± 2 11 - 22 Left Ventricle Diastole Anterior-Posterior Diameter 25 ± 3 19 - 31 Medial-Lateral Diameter 24 ± 4 11 - 30 Systole Anterior-Posterior Diameter 16 ± 4 10 - 25 Medial-Lateral Diameter 15 ± 4 10 - 24 Aortic Root Diameter 16 ± 2 12 - 23 Ascending Aorta Arch Aorta Descending Aorta Proximal 12 ± 2 9 - 17 Distal 11 ± 2 8 - 15
 Thoracic Aorta Mean (cm) SD (cm) Method Root (female) 3.50 to 3.72 0.38 CT Root (male) 3.63 to 3.91 0.38 CT Ascending (female, male) 2.86 NA CXR Mid-descending (female) 2.45 to 2.64 0.31 CT Mid-descending (male) 2.39 to 2.98 0.31 CT Diaphragmatic (female) 2.40 to 2.44 0.32 CT Diaphragmatic (male) 2.43 to 2.69 0.27 to 0.40 CT
Sex Differences in Aortic Root Dimensions in Adults
Absolute Values (cm)  Indexed Values (cm/m2)
 Aortic Root Annulus Sinuses of Valsalva Sinotubular Junction Proximal Ascending Aorta
 Men Women 2.6±0.3 2.3±0.2 3.4±0.3 3.0±0.3 2.9±0.3 2.6±0.3 3.0±0.4 2.7±0.4
 Men Women 1.3±0.1 1.3±0.1 1.7±0.2 1.8±0.2 1.5±0.2 1.5±0.2 1.5±0.2 1.6±0.3
From: 2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Thoracic Aortic Disease: Executive Summary

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Haycock GB, Schwartz GJ, Wisotsky DH. Geometric method for measuring body surface area: A height weight formula validated in infants, children and adults. The Journal of Pediatrics 1978 (93):1:62-66.
Gehan EA, George SL. Estimation of human body surface area from height and weight. Cancer Chemother Rep 1970 54:225-35.
Boyd E. The growth of the surface area of the human body. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1935.
Mosteller RD. Simplified Calculation of Body Surface Area. N Engl J Med . 1987 Oct 22;317(17):1098. (letter)

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