Ultrasonographic evaluation of ventilatory effect on inferior vena caval configuration.

@article{Natori1979UltrasonographicEO,
  title={Ultrasonographic evaluation of ventilatory effect on inferior vena caval configuration.},
  author={Hiroshi Natori and Shigeo Tamaki and Satoru Kira},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  year={1979},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={421-7}
}
Ventilatory effect on inferior vena caval configuration was studied by ultrasonography in 14 subjects, including 5 with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 3 with cardiac tamponade due to carcinomatous pericardial effusion, one with tuberculous constrictive pericarditis, and 5 normal subjects. The inferior vena caval lumen decreased in the early… CONTINUE READING