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Video 09-10: Transverse view of a plethoric IVC

From: Pocket Guide to POCUS: Point-of-Care Tips for Point-of-Care Ultrasound

In the short axis view, the IVC can be seen to be larger than the aorta and unchanging with respiration in this patient with systolic heart failure and volume overload. When the hepatic veins are visualized later in the clip they can be seen to be notably distended as well.

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