IVC collapsibility and distension

Obtain subcostal cardiac view

Move probe to have right atrium in center of screen

Rotate probe to view IVC entering right atrium

Because of bowel gas shadow, may need to scan laterally through the liver

IVC collapsing with inspiration near the right atrium

US Clip of Collapsing IVC from PACCMUS on Vimeo.

IVC NOT collapsing with respiration

US Clip IVC Full from PACCMUS on Vimeo.

Thrombus in IVC

US Clip IVC Clot from PACCMUS on Vimeo.