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What do you know about the hepatojugular reflux ?

What do you know about the hepatojugular reflux ?

A positive hepatojugular (abdominojugular) reflux is a feature of left ventricular systolic failure with secondary pulmonary hypertension. [t is elicited by upper abdominal compression for -10 seconds.

An abnormal response is one wher there is an increase followed by an abrupt fall.

The hepatojugular manoeuvre is often useful in eliciting venous pulsations when they are not readily visible.

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