IVC ultrasound

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Background

  • Inferior vena cava ultrasound measurements
  • >50% collapse correlates with CVP <8

Measurements

IVC  % Collapse during inspiration^ CVP
<1.5cm >50% 0-5
1.5-2.5cm >50% 5-10
1.5-2.5cm <50% 10-15
>2.5cm Little phasicity 15-20

^Measure ~2cm from IVC/RA junction


See Also