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Utility of Doppler ultrasound derived hepatic and portal venous waveforms in the management of heart failure exacerbation. Clin Case Rep 2020 Aug;8(8):1489-1493

Date

09/05/2020

Pubmed ID

32884781

Pubmed Central ID

PMC7455438

DOI

10.1002/ccr3.2908

Abstract

Doppler ultrasound assessment of hepatic and portal vein waveforms aids in the management of patients with heart failure by noninvasively monitoring the efficacy of decongestive therapy. In the right clinical context, these waveforms can be used as an adjunct to physical examination and inferior vena cava ultrasound.

Author List

Singh S, Koratala A

Author

Abhilash Koratala MD Assistant Professor in the Medicine department at Medical College of Wisconsin