Aorta and IVC Ultrasound

IVC Abnormalities

IVC Pathology

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So we’re primarily going to use the IVC to assess fluid or hydration status from a flat collapsible IVC that could benefit from hydration versus a dilated non collapsible IVC that may be present in fluid overload or CHF. On occasion we can see other pathologies such as this IVC where we can see a hyperechoic area waving around there that is actually a clot or thrombus.

? v:1 | onAr:0 | onPs:2 | tLb:0 | pv:1
uStat: False | db:0 | cc: | tar: False
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