Diagnostics / Body surface area Formulas

Body Surface Area Formulas

  • Mosteller, 1987:

    BSA(m2) = √weight(kg) × height(cm) ÷ 3600

  • DuBois & DuBois, 1916:

    BSA(m2) = 0.007184 × weight(kg)0.425 × height(cm)0.725

  • DuBois & DuBois (modified):

    BSA(m2) = weight(kg)0.425 × height(cm)0.725 ÷ 139.2

  • Haycock, 1978:

    BSA(m2) = 0.024265 × weight(kg)0.5378 × height(cm)0.3964

  • Gehan & George, 1970:

    BSA(m2) = 0.0235 × weight(kg)0.51456 × height(cm)0.42246

  • Biyd, 1935. Attention! Set weight in grams:

    BSA(m2) = 0.0003207 × weight(g)(0.7285 - 0.0188 log10 weight(g)) × height(cm)0.3

  • Fujimoto, 1968:

    BSA(m2) = 0.008883 × height(cm)0.663 × weight(kg)0.444

  • Takahira, 1925:

    BSA(m2) = 0.007241 × height(cm)0.725 × weight(kg)0.425